February 27, 2014

The Open Data Delusion


The open data movement has grown exponentially in a relatively short period of time. Many countries and cities have been rolling out initiatives and embracing the potential value that comes with opening up their data. However, as much as open data holds great promise, there is a real danger of initiatives failing.

Speaking at this year’s Canadian Open Data Summit, Open Insitute’s Executive Director Jay Bhalla gives a global perspective of lessons learned through a journey of implementing and building open data ecosystems from around the world.

Take a look at his slides below:

The slides are also available to view from our Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/Open_Institute/the-open-data-delusion

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