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March 06, 2021

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

You must be familiar with International Women's Rights Day, World Peace Day, the day dedicated to water, and perhaps even the day ...

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February 25, 2021

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

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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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September 07, 2020

Smart city has become a buzzword this past decade, but how does it actually work? What tangible proj...

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How Bristol Uses Open Data to Improve Traffic and Air Quality
July 29, 2020

It seemed that whenever I ran into Claudia, my coworker who specializes in Switzerland, she had some...

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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
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 06, 2020

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

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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
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 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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February 13, 2020

Did you know that Angers was one of the first local governments to establish an open data plan? Thei...

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How open data creates new Services for citizens
February 12, 2020

On January 23rd, we invited officials from six organizations to participate in a special morning rou...

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Three strategies for promoting your public agency with open data
February 04, 2020

[Boston – 31 January 2020] The City of Burlington, in collaboration with Opendatasoft, officially la...

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Burlington Open Data
January 14, 2020

In 2009, just over ten years ago, Tim Berners Lee – the inventor of the web – asked the world to sha...

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January 13, 2020

Our Ministries Event (= an event focusing on data sharing within French government departments) is j...

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Improving Public Policy Through Data Sharing: Examples from French Government Departments
November 28, 2019

At Data on Board on November 5, we had the chance to organize a five-star panel: Arturo Rivera, Digi...

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Blog - 4 Pays, 4 Villes Intelligentes, 4 Visions - Thumbnail
October 28, 2019

Hi Chelsea, thank you for being our guest today! Could you please tell us a bit more about how (Digi...

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Blog - EN - Interview with Chelsea Collier, Founder of the Online Platform Digi.City - Thumbnail
October 01, 2019

If you work for a city council, a regional council or a government department in the United Kingdom,...

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Blog - EN - Open data solution for local governments and public administrations - Thumbnail
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
September 12, 2019

Jack, you work for the Open Data Institute (ODI) in London. What exactly is the ODI’s mission and ho...

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Blog - EN - Interview with Jack Hardinges from the Open Data Institute - Thumbnail
August 14, 2019

If you work for a local, federal or state agency, it is likely that you already share data internall...

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Blog - EN - Why choose Opendatasoft for your data sharing project - 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
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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Blog - ODiScussions Londres 2019 - Thumbnail
May 20, 2019

Today, the Southern Grampians Shire Council (Australia) and Opendatasoft announce the launch of a sm...

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Southern Grampians
February 04, 2019

Open Data in Europe Open data means data that anyone can access, use and share. President Obama firs...

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Open your data and stay ahead of the curve
January 16, 2019

Earlier this year the City of Kingston (Canada) launched a new data portal and we organized an inter...

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Blog - EN - Interview with Scott Tulk - a new data portal for the City of Kingston - Thumbnail
December 13, 2018

Open data in the Wallonia Region of Belgium is not as recent a trend as it may seem. There are a han...

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Blog - EN - Open data in Belgium- how Namur is advancing transparency and engagement with open data - 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
September 19, 2018

Much has been written by now about the agreement between Waterfront Toronto, a quasi-public agency, ...

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Blog - EN - What data governance questions does Toronto’s Quayside Project raise? - 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
July 31, 2018

The City Data Hub Will Help Inform Citizens and Encourage Innovation and Economic Growth. July 31, 2...

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The City of Salinas launches its first open data portal to address accountability goals
July 04, 2018

In the past, we have frequently reported on open data examples from France - so it is now time to ha...

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Open data use cases from Germany and Switzerland
April 02, 2018

April 2, 2018 – BOSTON, MA and AUSTIN, TX – Today, Mo’mix Solutions and Opendatasoft announced a par...

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Momix Solutions and Opendatasoft Partner
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
January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – BOSTON – Today, Opendatasoft, a software-as-a-service company that offers cities a...

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Opendatasoft Named to GovTech Top 100 Companies
January 08, 2018

Welcome to the Opendatasoft Leadership Podcast Series, “Open Data Discussions”. Each month, Jason Ha...

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 30, 2017

Welcome to the Opendatasoft Leadership Podcast Series, “Open Data Discussions”. Each month, Jason Ha...

October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 - BOSTON - Today, Opendatasoft launched Open Data America, a first-of-its-kind init...

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Opendatasoft Launches Open Data America- A Free Data Portal for over 500 U.S. Cities
October 16, 2017

More Public Sector Agencies (PSAs) are currently publishing data. Though this is good, there are som...

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Blog - EN - What Data Can I Publish? A Guide to Data Classification Policy - Thumbnail
September 05, 2017

Welcome to the Opendatasoft Leadership Podcast Series, “Open Data Discussions”. Each month, we featu...

August 01, 2017

If an open data enthusiast attempts to inspire others for the topic, he or she will soon be confront...

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Blog - EN - 5 Open Data Use Cases and from France - Thumbnail
July 27, 2017

Welcome to Opendatasoft's new Open Data Podcast, "Open Data Discussions!" Each month, Open Data Evan...

Open Data Discussions Podcast Albuquerque
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 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
March 02, 2017

From Paris to New York, open data can change how communities are governed. We've seen it happen. But...

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Blog - EN - Three Places where Open Government Data is Making a Positive Impact - Thumbnail
September 21, 2015

The blog post title was rather sensational: “I Know Where You Were Last Summer: London's public bike...

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A Reflection on Smart Cities, Open Data, and Data Governance

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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
July 22, 2016

According to Albert Kahn, the purpose of the Archives of the Planet is to account for “the aspects and the practices of human acti ...

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The Archives of the Planet by Albert Kahn

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