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Co-Chair of the Open Government Partnership Shares Vision for Open Gov

By   /  December 13, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Francis Maude, Minister of the United Kingdom’s Cabinet Office, recently shared his vision for Open Government.

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Crowdsourcing the UK's Freedom of Information Act

By   /  November 27, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Guardian reports, “The [British] government has launched an open consultation on the guidance that public authorities will use to enhance the right to data in the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act.”

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Upcoming Hackathon Plans to Track Flow of Money in EU

By   /  October 25, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

2011 Knight News Challenge Winner Lucy Chambers recently wrote, “As a journalist, to understand European Union institutions, policies and commitments, you have to look where the money goes and understand who affects the money flow in the EU.”

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Open Government Partnership Celebrates First Anniversary

By   /  September 27, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Kedar Pavgi of NextGov.com reports, “A year ago, President Obama and 46 other heads of state launched the Open Government Partnership, an initiative designed to increase transparency within governments around the world.”

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Congress.gov an Improvement, but Not Fully Open

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Alex Howard of the O’Reilly Radar reports that the newly launched Congress.gov is more responsive, but falls short in terms of linked open data.

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Open Data Lessons at ODCC

By   /  April 23, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Open Data Cities Conference happened last Friday, and Adam Tinworth was on hand.

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How Successful is Data.gov.uk?

By   /  April 19, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Simon Rogers reports that the National Audit Office has released its report on the United Kingdom’s open government data project.

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Keeping the UK Government Open

By   /  April 18, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jeni Tennison recently discussed the United Kingdom’s current open standards consultation, calling UK citizens to action.

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New Paper: The Ongoing Case of Web 3

By   /  April 17, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Tim Davies recently pointed out two new open data publications.

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Government Linked Data Group Publishes 4 Working Drafts

By   /  April 11, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The W3C Government Linked Data Working Group has published four public working drafts.

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