Open data

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Public data
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Open data in action: initiatives during the initial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic

Based on an open call for evidence, this report assesses how open government data (OGD) was used to react and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic during initial stage of the crisis (March-July 2020). It also seeks to transform lessons learned into considerations for policy-makers on...
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The emergence of a third wave of open data

The open data movement has thus far been limited by an overwhelming focus on the national and supranational levels. In this publication, the authors argue these (and many other) limitations necessitate additional improvements to accelerate the re-use of data to unleash the public good potential...
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The third wave of open data toolkit

This toolkit has been developed as a resource for data stewards and responsible data leaders at public, private, and civil society organisations, who are seeking new ways to create public value through cross-sector data collaboration.
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Judgments as data

This report addresses access to case law in New Zealand, why it is important, and how it can be improved, particularly for use in digital services. In particular, it calls for written decisions of courts and tribunals in New Zealand to be prepared and published...
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Open content activities in libraries: same direction, different trajectories

This report synthesises findings from the 2018-19 Global Council survey on current and future planned open content activities for a global cohort of research and university libraries.
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The state of open data 2019

The State of Open Data 2019 report is the fourth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts.
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Australian disability and violence data compendium

This compendium was produced as part of a University of Melbourne research project titled 'Violence against people with disabilities: maximising the use of data to inform the Royal Commission.' It aims to provide research directions for academics, policy makers and government.
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Innovation brokerage: enabling collaborations through emerging digital tech

This report examines the phenomenon of ‘digital innovation brokerage’ that aims to connect ideas, people, organisations, and communities through digital technologies.
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The open policymaking playbook

This report recommends eight tech-enabled dialogic mechanisms for open and engaged policymaking to take advantage of collective intelligence.
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Toward an Open Data Demand and Assessment Methodology

The GovLab has developed the Open Data Demand and Assessment Methodology (Beta) to provide open data policymakers and practitioners with an approach for identifying, segmenting, and engaging with demand. This process specifically seeks to empower data champions within public agencies who want to improve their...