Global Open Data Initiative

WEBINAR ON STRENGTHENING DEMAND FOR AND USE OF OPEN GOVERNMENT DATA INITIATIVES

Speakers  Jennifer Shkabatur, World Bank Jay Bhalla, Code 4 Kenya     Webinar Description The release of open government data often becomes the core of open government policies and initiatives. Yet it is just a first step on the road to tangible outcomes. A range of capacity building activities are required to put open government data in action and fulfill its social, economic, and political promise.    This webinar explores maximizing the usage and relevancy of open government data...

Keeping in Sync as We Open Up

This post originally appeared on The Transparency and Accountability Initiative website.  Advocates inside and outside government are working hard to embrace open data practices. International bodies, governments and even rock stars have moved past the question of why we need open, shared systems of government data to questions about how to build and maintain those systems. As we form new alliances and secure new policies to enable efficient sharing of data on financial flows, international...