In case you missed it, Cam Findlay has just published a post about “Your trusty sidekick at GovHack 2017” on the data.govt.nz blog. Continue reading FYI: Data.govt.nz and GovHack
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
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: how are organisations watching out for your privacy when sharing data? Continue reading FYI: Voluntary Code – Guidance for Sharing Data Between Organisations
Join us to hear about the upcoming GovHack in July, the new Alpha data.govt.nz and machine readable data. Continue reading GWC session on … DATA!
At a recent forum in the US, government officials talked about how data and performance measures are needed to build better government services. Continue reading FYI: Using data to build better government services
On 5 September, the International and National Awards were announced at the GovHack Red Carpet Awards. New Zealand placed in several International categories. Continue reading GovHack 2015 winners announced
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
Learn the importance of making sure that metadata is part and parcel of the publication and maintenance of any dataset. Continue reading High quality metadata supporting informed decision making
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.
Continue reading Open Data Culture Change