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The unaddressed portion of open data: social

After Open Source, Open Data is trendy. Governments are revamping their public service information policies, robust and commonly accepted standards of data emerge, results blossom. As a said in a previous post, the public service is at the forefront, not

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Open data: money, money, money

Another element that is worth noting in theĀ  “Models of Public Sector Information Provision via Trading Funds” (2008) report is that one of the reason for open data is public administration reform. As the report notes, ‘trading funds’ were created

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Open data: raw and value-added information

Recently the city of Rennes announced some open data initiatives. While browsing around, I’ve recently discovered some useful resources, particularly the consistent “Models of Public Sector Information Provision via Trading Funds” (2008) report by Prof. Bently, Prof. Newbery and R.

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Making Sense of the Open Data Movement for a Knowledge Society

Tonight I have an immense desire to blog. It’s been months I have not been blogging, but today some information that reached me via my Yahoo Pipes and Twitter folks pushed me to blog. In fact what I want to

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