Open Data in Government: how to bring about change

By Open Data Institute 255887396-Open-data-in-government-how-to-bring-about-change Governments around the world are increasingly looking for ways to harness the potential of open data for improved policy-making, and social, economic and environmental benefit. A lot of work has been done to familiarise governments with open data and help them to publish open data. There has been less focus on

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The need for proper consultation processes around Open Data

Last week, on January 30th, Open Government Institute together with E-Government Center organized a working meeting with open data coordinators from Ministries and public agencies. The meeting had a number of objectives among which: Setting the scene for 2015; Sharing some practical examples on the use of open data; Reflecting on ways to improve the

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Open Data Initiative in Moldova – what are the key challenges as of today?!

By Veronica Cretu, President, Open Government Institute On November 21st, 2014 Open Government Institute, in close partnership with e-Government Center Moldova and with support from Open Data Institute in UK, organized a half a day workshop  with 34 open data coordinators/public servants directly responsible for the open data agenda in their respective Ministries/Agencies. The workshop comes

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Comparative Study of Open Governance and Data Security in Eastern Partnership Countries

Open Government Partnership has brought a renewed political attention to the questions of transparency and good governance into international arena. While we have heard a lot from the Digital Agenda of the European Commission and best practices from developed countries, these questions are also addressed by our neighbors to the East. The present report aims

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