Posts Tagged 'open data'

How to make the most of Open Data opportunities?

[ September 19, 2012; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] “Over the next decade, cities will continue to grow larger at a rapid pace. At the same time, new technologies will unlock massive streams of data about cities and their residents. As these forces collide, they will turn every city into a unique civic laboratory—a place where technology is adapted in novel ways to meet local needs.” Anthony Townsend

Open Data: What are the benefits for cities?

by Rory Williams
When you think of Open Data, you might imagine hackers secretly scratching around on computer systems, finding government data to release to the world. Certainly many advocates of open data are civic activists concerned about government accountability, but most gather data that is publicly available.They tend to focus on things like how much […]