OGP Open Data Working Group Announces Open Data Research Deliverables
Back in November 2014, the OGP Open Data Working Group, supported by the Open Data for Development (OD4D) Program, partnered with organizations and individuals across the globe to explore the technical and practical implications of By opening up data and making it sharable and reusable, governments can enable informed debate, better decision making, and the development of innovative new services. Technical specifications: Polici.... The group commissioned five research studies to inform and help advance the group’s work on particular topic areas. We are pleased to announce the studies have concluded successfully and we are glad to share the results of the research:
- Open North Inc. (Canada): “Recommended standards and best practices for open data” (and “Gaps and opportunities for standardization in OGP members’ open data catalogs“)
- Mitrovic Development & Research Institute (South Africa): “Building open data capacity through e-skills acquisition“
- Step Up Consulting (The Philippines): “Enhancing citizen engagement with open government data”
- Mark Frank (United Kingdom): “User centred methods for measuring the value of open data“
- Sunlight Foundation (United States): “The social impact of open data in the global south“
All research materials are available under a Creative Commons 4.0 International License to foster reuse and we hope they will be also useful beyond the group’s work and for the broader open data and open government communities.