One of the more well known examples analyzed by the researchers was the E-Estonia national identity scheme, which includes
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As well as the data, the scheme provides mentoring, introductions to investors and help expanding the business to neighbouring
Open Data: A Win-Win Model for Facilitating Transparency, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Human Rights-affirming Development
Finally, despite continued support from USAID, ODC has always been a Cambodian entity. ODC is mostly managed by Cambodians
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Such innovative approaches could make a huge difference to the way medical research is conducted, but they do largely rely on a suitable quantity of data to operate. So it's interesting to see the launch of Canadian genomics company DNAstack recently.
From March through June 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise ran a series of four Open Data Roundtables. These events brought together a total of 290 experts from inside and outside of government.
PREP can help connect communities on the front lines of climate change find the information they need.
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I've written a few times in the past about the increasingly collaborative nature of modern science. Most of the time, these posts have focused upon the productivity gains we see when scientists work together on research.
The next administration's task will be to solidify the gains that have already been made, shape a new vision for a data-driven democracy, and ensure that the leadership and resources are there to make that vision a reality.
In 2015, during the month of March, Paris hit a calamitous concentration of air pollution -- beyond the numbers of Beijing
It's not every day one sees a fully-functional smart city, given crumbling urban infrastructure in many countries, so a visit to a metropolitan area that runs well and serves its residents efficiently is a delightful sight for sore eyes.
U.S. and Chinese mayors are discussing climate action this week. There's one best practice in particular that all others
Every political observer knows that we're living in a time of historically low trust in government and high partisan polarization. But a growing federal commitment to accountability and transparency could begin to change that.
When the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office heard President Obama's call to provide the public with transparency and open government
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