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Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data

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It’s a valuable tool for analysis, but don’t believe all the hype.

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Let’s get geeks into government - FT.com

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Fifteen years ago, Brett Goldstein seemed to be just another tech entrepreneur. He was working as IT director of OpenTable, then a start-up website for restaurant bookings. The company was thriving – and subsequently did a very successful initial

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How government can promote open data | McKinsey & Company

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Open data has the potential not only to transform every sector of the economy but also to unleash more than $3 trillion in global economic value annually. Government has a critical role to play. A McKinsey & Company article.

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Historic release of data delivers unprecedented transparency on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid
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By Jonathan Blum, Principal Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took a major step forward in making Medic…

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Very interesting medical data. We need same in all countries #opendata #opengov


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Open Data 500: Proof that open data fuels economic activity

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The Open Data 500 study is an index of US companies using open government data to generate business and develop products. Read our interview with Joel Gurin, the project’s director.

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Открытые данные о выборах: проблемы и перспективы
Портал «Открытые данные. Пермский край» решили доработать за 4,8 млн рублей
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Ав В течение года на интернет-ресурсе будут размещены блоги органов государственной власти и возможность заказа наборов конкретных данных.


Ivan Begtin's insight:

А в пермском то крае хотят на портале открытых данных разместить блоги. Они волшебные … кто? #opendata #opengov


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Video message:”The Transformative Power of Open, Digital Science”

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The Vice-President of the Commission Neelie Kroes delivered the video message at the Science 2.0 Conference in Hamburg on 26 March 2014

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Transparency for What? Do Governments Publish the Budget Information that CSOs Need?

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This post was written by Paolo de Renzio, Senior Research Fellow for the Open Budget Initiative at the International Budget Partnership. Access to budget information is a fundamental precondition f…

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Apps For Europe: 10 Finalists announced - FutureEverything