Open Public Data

open data

Open public data represent the idea that data collected and produced by public institutions in their daily work must be publicly available. Open public data play an important role in the policy making process, providing an insight into the economic and social challenges, enabling a better assessment of the success of government policies and programs in different fields (education, health, social assistance, management of public resources, utilities, etc.) and contribute to evidence-based policy making. Usefull sources about the concept, application and benefits of open public data are enlisted bellow:

Definition and Principles of Open Public Data

Defining Open Data

8 Principles of Open Government Data

International Open Data Charter

On Open Government Data Impact

Social Impact of Open Data, Sunlight Foundation

Open Data: Six Stories About Impact in the UK, Omidyar Network

Creating Value through Open Data, Open Data Portal

Supporting sustainable development with open data, Open Data Institute

How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data?, Open Data Institute

Singapore's Dengue Cluster Map: Open Data for Public Health, GovLab and Omidyar Network

Denmark's Open Address Data Set, Consolidating and Freeing-Up Address Data, GovLab and Omidyar Network

Open Government Portals

Open Data Portal USA

Open Data Portal United Kingdom

EU Open Data Portal