Data standards create a common structure that facilitates information sharing, inter-organizational cooperation and the ability to build on past successes — all important ingredients to driving data-smart innovation.
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About importance of standards for open data policies
The ODI and Universities UK, have today (4th November) announced that they will lead a project involving a group of top UK universities, the National Union of Students (NUS) and Jisc to explore the opportunities open data presents the higher...
Data and research on public sector innovation and e-government including government performance, online public service delivery, ICTs, good governance principles, open data, open government data (OGD), This working paper takes a comparative snapshot of social media use in and by OECD governments. The focus is on government institutions, as opposed to personalities, and how they manage to capture the opportunities of new social media platforms to deliver better public services and to create more open policy processes.
Open data involves a paradigm shift in the way organisations manage their information and data: moving from a default of charities keeping data resources locked up in under-used internal systems, to building a shared ‘Web of Data’.
Literally translated Burkina Faso means “land of the upright people.” It has long been one of West Africa’s most stable countries, despite having one of world’s lowest GDPs and being surrounded by countries with serious security issues, like Mali and Nigeria. In October 2014 Burkina Faso found its way onto TV screens around the world - a 36 hour popular uprising forced long-term leader Blaise Compaore from office. An interim administration was appointed and elections are planned for 11th October
Medical researchers typically don’t share the results of their studies with the hundreds of subjects who participated. But Jason Bobe, one of the co-founders of the Open Humans project, wants to reverse that trend.
Pantheon is a project celebrating our global cultural heritage - we are compiling, analyzing and visualizing datasets that can help us explore global cultural production. Dive in, visualize, and enjoy.
Ivan Begtin's insight:
Pantheon 1.0 historical cultural production dataset #opendata
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