Articles tagged with open data

open data

Top 5 misconceptions about open source in government programs

open source in government programs
On March 15, 2013,, the “leading provider of news, analysis, opinion, information and services for the UK IT community” published...Read more

A directory for open data projects

Open Data Directory
Open (government) data as it is understood nowadays can still be considered a new concept. It started to gain traction worldwide since the Obama memo...Read more

Open data: Meaningful, visual information

Heat map of Raleigh open permit data
One of the keys to a successful open data portal is to make it useful for the end user. Citizens and developers should be able to understand data...Read more

Open Chemistry project upholds mission of unorganization, The Blue Obelisk

to compete or collaborate
Chemistry is not the most open field of scientific endeavor; in fact, as I began working more in the area (coming from a background in physics), I...Read more

Got Code? App Challenge

Citizen participation
"Got code?" is the theme of the Alameda County Apps Challenge 2013.1, the second in a series of unique day-long events designed to challenge the...Read more

Open government beyond open data and transparency

a new dawn
The term "Open Government" (OG, hereafter) has been used since the 70s to refer to the effort to reduce bureaucratic opacity and open up governments...Read more

Opening product data for a more responsible world

sustainable data
Data on the products we buy is rarely viewed as something to be opened. But in fact, the international standards that make it possible for products...Read more

Using open data for regional collaboration

I have a regional, collaborative philosophy of open data initiatives and municipalities. In North Carolina, the cities of Cary, Raleigh, Durham, and...Read more