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.
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 […]
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.
As is well known, open data can be of great help to create both social and economic value. Among other fields of application, they are revealed as a great resource to do so in many different politics areas in order to promote sustainable development, that is why today we treat open data as a basis […]
“It’s frustrating to see virtually no improvement since last year, and some of the first leaders turn their backs on the open agenda. This lack of progress is a missed opportunity for governments to be transparent with citizens and regain confidence. However, with some relatively simple steps, governments could drastically improve their scores. “
It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of open data to improve present and future societies, as well as the value of initiatives that proliferate around the world to consolidate their standards in order to achieve high goals. We analyzed the Open Data Barometer (OBD) report in its third edition.