September 22, 2021

Open Justice Data: towards a more transparent judicial system




Open Justice Data: towards a more transparent judicial system Between the bustling cities of San Francisco and Sacramento, Califor ...

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September 06, 2021

In Europe, open data in the energy sector is not a new occurrence. Various regulations, either from ...

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webinar Energy x Open Data
May 21, 2021

In this month's webinar, we wanted to address a topic that affects both private companies and public...

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April 28, 2021

The secondary sector is among the largest energy users in the world. According to the International ...

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March 06, 2021

You must be familiar with International Women's Rights Day, World Peace Day, the day dedicated to wa...

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Open Data Day 2021 : our team declares its love for open data
February 25, 2021

It goes by many names - smart farming, e-agriculture, digital farming, agriculture 4.0 (soon 5.0!) -...

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February 04, 2021

In the relaxing seaside town of Pesaro, central Italy, moving around has never been more convenient ...

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January 26, 2021

2020 has been both a good and a bad year for gender equality in the workplace. On the one hand, ther...

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November 20, 2020

The key to getting started with external data is finding the right use cases. External data can add ...

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November 17, 2020

Data on Board 2020 was held on November 5th. This year, our beloved data event took place 100% onlin...

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Open Data Enters a New Era
November 16, 2020

On the first day of the Next Generation Internet Summit, which I attended last month (online, of cou...

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Everything you need to know about the data economy
November 13, 2020

What will define the business of tomorrow? Better transparency, new revenue sources, and data democr...

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October 12, 2020

How data can make waste (and city) management smarter 

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How data can make waste (and city) management smarter
September 23, 2020

Data sharing not only creates opportunities for innovations, it also breaks down barriers and serves...

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Communities at the Heart of the Digital Transformation
September 09, 2020

The pandemic of 2020 is forcing local governments and businesses to innovate like never before – and...

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Covid-19 Dashboards: Invaluable Tools in an Ever-shifting Pandemic
September 03, 2020

Eight months after the first case of Covid-19, we’re taking a look at our experiences in helping gov...

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5 data lessons we learned during the Covid-19 crisis
August 25, 2020

Data regulation, internet governance, platform economics, decentralized finance, digital sovereignty...

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August 18, 2020

Data is changing the way we work. In our previous monthly interview series, we discussed how data is...

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August 06, 2020

When I joined ODS last October, one of the first things I did was flip through the company's employe...

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August 03, 2020

Most companies use PDF and Excel in their everyday operation. Although they are powerful tools for i...

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July 27, 2020

“Smart City” has become a buzzword in the last ten years, inundated with various meanings and implic...

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July 23, 2020

In today's world, no sector can afford to ignore the exponential growth of data. From smartphones to...

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July 22, 2020

Over the last 5 years, open contracting has turned into a global phenomenon. What is it all about? W...

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How Open Data is Changing Public Procurement
June 25, 2020

Big data is making a big impact on the environment. Businesses and governments are using all kinds o...

How Data Sharing Can Lead to Environment-Friendly Policies
May 26, 2020

Open data regulation in different sectors   If you have been following us during the “Stay at home” ...

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What you need to know about the latest open data regulation trends
May 18, 2020

“Explosion” of Open Data Analysis Helps Track and Predict Covid-19 Outbreaks, Experts Say An “explos...

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May 15, 2020

In an age when stakeholders demand concrete evidence of the social commitments touted by companies, ...

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10 ways open data can help improve your CSR policy
May 06, 2020

From workforce training modeling to tracking the most dangerous Covid-19 flares and positioning fire...

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May 01, 2020

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April 28, 2020

It has been more than a month since the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe. Since then, dra...

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Covid-19: Rethinking the value of data during global health crises
April 17, 2020

When you think about open data, your mind probably goes to governments, local administrations or som...

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5 Open Data Trends in Europe
April 03, 2020

In my last article I shared with you some of the perks of reusing open data through three success st...

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5 Good Reasons to Share Your Public Data
April 02, 2020

“The media is blowing things way out of proportion. After all, it’s nothing more than a new kind of ...

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Why Data Sharing Matters in Times of Crisis
March 27, 2020

As governments open more data to the public, watchdog groups and think tanks are closely eyeing priv...

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Open Data and Privacy - Most Definitely Not Mutually Exclusive
March 23, 2020

If you have been following our blog over the last several weeks, you may have noticed that we launch...

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March 16, 2020

Name: Aura Cifuentes Profession: I am the Director of the Public Innovation Team at the National Dev...

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Interview with Aura Cifuentes
March 02, 2020

I last went to the Centre Pompidou Library in central Paris on a Sunday morning. I thought I’d be th...

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3 Public Services That Would Not Be Here Without Open Data
February 27, 2020

The days of "greenwashing" are in the past. It is no longer acceptable to use the word "green" in ju...

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Data: A Powerful Brand Communication Tool
February 18, 2020

Think back to the late 1950s when the U.S. highway system was being built. Many cities that didn’t i...

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November 19, 2019

If you have been following the adventures of Opendatasoft, you're surely aware that we held our annu...

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September 18, 2019

Today, leaders are equipped with ever-changing technological tools that drastically alter the relati...

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Blog - EN - How Cities Become Smarter Through Better Use of Data - Thumbnail
August 12, 2019

You are a PhD candidate at Harvard where you study the implementation and impact of data science in ...

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Blog - EN - From smart cities to smart enough cities - Thumbnail
June 27, 2019

A decade ago, only a handful of Fortune 500 companies issued sustainability reports. In 2016, as man...

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June 08, 2019

June 8 marks the World Oceans Day. The United Nations observes this day to remind everyone of the ma...

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Blog - EN - World Oceans Day- From Smart Cities to Smart Oceans Cities - Thumbnail
May 29, 2019

On May 23, 2019, the latest edition of our ODiScussions event series took place at the Museum of Lon...

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March 11, 2019

A lot has been said and written about data in the last decade. There seems to be a consensus around ...

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Blog - EN - 5 myths on sharing data that people believe - but shouldn’t - Thumbnail
October 30, 2018

Open government data encourages greater civic participation, which in turn leads citizens to demand ...

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Blog - EN - How open data fosters government accountability - Thumbnail
October 30, 2018

While the benefits of open data have been clear for some time, there’s a major concern preventing mo...

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Is it possible to anonymize open data?
September 24, 2018

If you live in an urban area, you're probably aware of the transformation taking place in how you mo...

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Blog - EN - Why is it important to share mobility data? - Thumbnail
September 18, 2018

Do you know about the European Heritage Days? Dating back to 1984, this annual weekend opens up diff...

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Blog - EN - 3 ways in which cultural organizations make the most out of their data - Thumbnail
June 21, 2018

Stop me if this sounds familiar: Your business has invested heavily in analytics. And yet now that y...

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Blog - EN - What is data governance? - Thumbnail
May 16, 2018

Although the shipping industry is often considered traditional for its slow embrace of new technolog...

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Blog - EN - The rise of big data in ports and terminals- How the shipping industry is transforming port technology - Thumbnail
May 03, 2018

If you’re like me, you probably remember sitting in the back seat of the family car as a child, sear...

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March 27, 2018

Q. What can Smart City leaders do to use data to more effectively impact municipal outcomes?   A. Le...

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Blog - EN - Interview with Ruthbea Yesner, VP Government Insights and Smart Cities at IDC - Thumbnail
March 22, 2018

Following the publication of this article article, we were able to speak with Mike Lydon, an expert ...

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February 22, 2018

Utilities are making big bets on analytics and smart technology, seizing the opportunities provided ...

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Blog - EN - How Utilities Learn to Love Smart Data - Thumbnail
December 07, 2017

Choosing a point of origin for the modern open data movement is challenging. I, like many others, ch...

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Blog - EN - Open Data Anniversary- Ten Years after the Sebastopol Meeting - Thumbnail
November 07, 2017

The modern era of urbanization has picked the perfect moment to arrive in a city near you. The time ...

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Blog - EN - How Open Data Transforms Temporary Urbanism into Long-Term Viability - Thumbnail
August 10, 2017

Smart grids, or intelligent electrical networks, are attracting increased worldwide attention. They ...

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July 20, 2017

Parts 1 and 2 of this series look at U.S. mayors’ commitment to upholding the Paris Agreement throug...

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July 18, 2017

We read and fantasize endlessly about the concept of the Smart City. Representations of these cities...

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Blog - EN - What is a Smart City? A Comprehensive Introduction - Thumbnail
July 10, 2017

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at the commitment cities have made to continue to uphold the Par...

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Smart City Tech Can Help U.S. Mayors Uphold the Paris Climate Accord
July 06, 2017

 “We’re getting out.” With those words, President Donald Trump announced on June 1, 2017 that the Un...

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How Smart City Tech and Open Data Can Help U.S. Mayors Uphold the Paris Climate Accord
April 26, 2017

Reporter Bill Lucia posed a tough question in the April issue of Route Fifty: “How Does a Town of 31...

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How Open Data Smarter Water Management
April 03, 2017

  As the volume of data cities generate over the course of their day-to-day activities steadily augm...

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Blog - EN - How Amsterdam uses urban data to build a more sustainable city - Thumbnail
March 16, 2017

Across the world, citizens are standing up to demand greater transparency and accountability from th...

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Blog - EN - What is open government and why is it important? - Thumbnail
March 14, 2017

Alex was busy planting a new hedge in her front yard when a neighbor delivered some surprising advic...

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open data is a powerful tool in the struggle for cleaner air
February 28, 2017

Back in December, we took part in the Open Government Partnership 2016 Global Summit. While attendin...

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On Open Data, Big Data, Data Science, and Algorithms
February 16, 2017

Open data is digital information that is licensed in a way that it is available to anyone, with just...

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What Is Open Data?
June 01, 2016

Following our project to interconnect open data portals around the world, our team set out on a new ...

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How Open Data Can Improve Parking Solutions
December 21, 2015

To date, smart city initiatives have been largely top down efforts accompanied by hefty infrastructu...

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How the new ‘Smart City' tackles disaster management with open data and civic tech

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August 25, 2016

Metadata can be explained in a few ways: Data that provide information about other data. Metadata summarizes basic information abo ...

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What Is Metadata and Why Is It as Important as the Data Itself
June 05, 2020

Data helps us do amazing things. Whether it’s planning and building smarter cities or managing a crisis, data is a foundational el ...

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