Charting the course for future open data collaboration, the 3rd International Open Data Conference in Ottawa convenes prominent global leaders in the open data movement. The conference builds a solid foundation for improving and extending the current efforts of the data revolution in four major areas: a global agenda for understanding the big picture, impact and building on what works, sharing skills and good practice, and finally action and planning for the future. Post-conference commentary discusses the need for the global platforms and for ideas to be complementary to regional and country level initiatives already in place. …(more)
Author: Open Data Watch
Open Data Watch is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded by three development data specialists. It monitors progress and provides information and assistance to guide implementation of open data systems. The Open Data Watch team has unparalleled experience in development data management and statistical capacity building in developing countries and is committed to making open data a reality in all countries and development agencies.