Tag Archive for transparency

Big Data’s Impact: Trends to Look For Over the Coming Year

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by Angela Guess Deven Parekh of Insight Venture Partners recently shared five ways big data will impact our lives in 2015 with Tech Crunch. He worries about Big Data terrorism: “The recent Sony hacking case is notable because it appears to potentially be the first state-sponsored act of cyber-terrorism where a company has been successfully…

How the Philippine Government is Opening Up Its Data

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by Angela Guess InterAksyon.com reports, “President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday boasted of the reforms undertaken by his administration towards making ‘good governance the norm’ as he unveiled two new reform initiatives — the Cashless Purchase Card program and Open Data Philippines.  Speaking at the Good Governance Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay…

Google, The Government, and the Fight for Transparency

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by Angela Guess Thomas Claburn of Information Week reports, “In its eighth biannual Transparency Report, Google once again observes a rise in government requests to remove content that’s critical of government behavior, even though the company is fighting government opposition to transparency and pushing for limits to secret government data gathering. Susan Infantino, legal director at Google,…

Data Management at the City Level

by Angela Guess A number of North American cities are looking to improve the transparency of their data management systems. The article states, “According to Gartner analyst Andrea Di Maio, many cities want to introduce the concepts of open data and open governance, but the major challenge is how to combine these principles with organizational…