Open Data and Application Interfaces in Ways That Encourage Businesses (UK0037)
Action Plan Cycle: 2011
Lead Institution: Unclear
Support Institution(s): Unclear
Policy AreasAccess to Information, E-Government, Open Data, Public Participation
The government will open its data and application interfaces in ways that encourage businesses and social providers to develop new market opportunities. For example, the website Mumsnet uses Directgov tools built on standardised interfaces to provide users with up-to-date information on schools and family services.