Tag: datasets

Lab+: All-of-Government Services Finder

An overview of the Lab+ work focused on exploring how a data-driven all-of-government Services Finder could work. Continue reading Lab+: All-of-Government Services Finder

Help shape the way NZ opens up and manages open government data and information

Open Data NZ at Land Information New Zealand is now calling out to anyone interested in sharing your thoughts about these principles and how they might be implemented. Continue reading Help shape the way NZ opens up and manages open government data and information

FYI: Brasil is unlocking the value of government information and data

Read about Brasil’s nifty DataViva tool that allows users to visualize more than 500 gigabytes of Brasilian government figures 1 billion different ways. Continue reading FYI: Brasil is unlocking the value of government information and data

Open Data Culture Change

In the time I’ve been involved in the government’s open data activities I’ve seen a genuine change in the attitude of agencies in making their data more open and available. Since Cabinet approved the Declaration on Open and Transparent Government in August 2011, we’ve seen a real increase in the amount of data agencies are releasing for re-use. All government agencies are starting to incorporate the Declaration into their core business, and they have all assigned senior managers as data champions to lead this work. However, this is a huge culture change.
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