Open Data Revolution to Fight Global Hunger

Every day, people around the world use data to make decisions.  When heading out of town, most of us use weather apps to check the forecast anywhere in the world before packing our bags.  However, when we travel to far-flung … Continued

Liberating data for public value: The case of Data.gov

Dear Open Data Enthusiasts, Below is an abstract of “Liberating data for public value: The case of Data.gov,” International Journal of Information Management (2016). Abstract Public agencies around the globe are liberating their data. Drawing on a case of Data.gov, … Continued

Agencies get how-to on open data compliance | FCW

Agencies are expected to deliver on several elements of President Barack Obama’s executive order on open data by Nov. 1, including creation and publication of a list of data assets. To steer these efforts, the Office of Management and Budget … Continued

Open Data: A new goldmine | The Economist

AFTER a Soviet missile shot down a South Korean airliner that strayed into Russian airspace in 1983, President Ronald Reagan made America’s military satellite-navigation system, GPS, available to the world. Entrepreneurs pounced. Car-navigation, precision farming and 3m American jobs now … Continued