Jose M. Alonso, Open Data pioneer at the World Wide Web Foundation and co-chair of the national Open Data initiative in Spain, shares with FutureGov his perspectives on how governments can build long-term and sustainable Open Data ecosystems.
In an exclusive interview, Chris Moore, CIO at the City ...
In a bid to make information generated and stored by the Federal Government more open and accessible, the White House unveiled a new Executive Order and Open Data Policy which declared information as a “valuable national asset” that should be made easily accessible to the public.
The University of SouthHampton, one of the leading research universities in the UK, announced the establishment of an Open Source Geospatial Laboratory which aims to support the growing demand for the development of open source geospatial software technologies, trainings and expertise across various industries.
Mark Bohannon, Vice President for Corporate Affairs & Global Public Policy at Red Hat gives his take on how governments are now actively becoming participants in the open source community, as opposed to simply being purchasers of IT solutions.
FutureGov continues our conversation with Lee Kee Siang, CIO and Director, Technology & Innovation, at the National Library Board (NLB), Singapore, to discuss the growing importance of data sharing and analytics.
Gunnar Hellekson, Chief Technology Strategist for Red Hat’s US Public Sector Group, shares his thoughts on why Open Source is the best form of citizen participation and why its crucial in fostering a culture of innovation.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the worldwide web, joined Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude in welcoming eight new countries to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) during their Ministerial Steering Committee meeting in London yesterday.
Electronic Government Agency, Thailand yesterday announced the registration of two new domains; data.go.th and apps.go.th, to be an open data and a cloud-based application centre websites for the government.
As support to President Aquino’s call for transparency, the Department of Agriculture launched its open data portal called DAAN (Department of Agriculture Accountability Network) website which aims to promote public awareness of its community-focused projects and activities nationwide.
Open Government Indonesia launched recently a corruption reporting portal called “Lapor” which aims to encourage citizens to file corruption complaints and other fraudulent conduct done by those in the Public Service.
The Government of Canada has launched a pilot project to allow Canadian citizens and residents to file information and privacy requests online.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...