At a time when data openness and transparency are values that are highly demanded by citizens, the concept of Open Government becomes increasingly important. This has the objective that taxpayers help and collaborate in the creation and improvement of public services based on three main pillars: transparency, collaboration and citizen participation.
Football is the sport par excellence in Spain, but many times we forget that sports clubs are also companies that must adjust to the legislation present in each country. In today’s article, we are going to see if Spanish football teams approve or suspend in terms of transparency.Continue reading “Transparency in Spanish football”
Open Data and FAIR Data are two very similar concepts, since they share a similar philosophy when it comes to sharing data and enhancing collaboration among users, but they are not exactly the same. In the article we tell you what these two types of data are, what they look like and how they differ.Continue reading “Open Data and FAIR Data: differences and similarities”
Many times in the past we have stressed the importance of open data in complying with the strategies proposed by the European Union for achieving the objectives set for 2020. Today we are focusing on the work of open data for research within Europe, and more specifically, on the ICTS of the Doñana Biological Reserve, an ecosystem and biodiversity research infrastructure headquartered in Seville.Continue reading “The Open Science Preservation Platform of ESFRI LIFEWATCH deployed in the Doñana Biological Reserve”
We have previously talked about the importance of open data, that is why we believe it is important to know what their status is within the European Union and in what position the member countries are. Next, we are going to analyze the fourth edition of the report on the maturity of open data in the European Union in 2018, published by the European Data PortalContinue reading “Report on the Maturity of Open Data in the European Union in 2018”
All governments today should aim to be as transparent as possible. This, in some occasions (more than they should), is not fulfilled for many reasons, especially for lack of interest or means. We tell you what the most common problems are and what should be done to solve them. Continue reading “The 4 most common problems to achieve transparency of governments”