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OpenDataSoft Achieves Advanced Tier Technology Partner status in the AWS APN

BOSTON — August 14, 2017 – OpenDataSoft, a global software platform that specializes in making data open, transparent, and actionable, is excited to announce it has achieved Advanced tier Technology Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). OpenDataSoft has achieved this recognition by meeting the strict quality standards of AWS. The […]

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What is a Smart City? A Comprehensive Introduction

We read and fantasize endlessly about the concept of the Smart City. Representations of these cities in the collective imagination are in large part influenced by movies (such as Minority Report), but in reality, what does it mean? Numerous cities, such as Stockholm, Rio de Janeiro, and even Paris are transforming themselves, constructing and testing their […]

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The Archives of the Planet by Albert Kahn, now available in Open Data

According to Albert Kahn, the purpose of the Archives of the Planet is to account for “the aspects and the practices of human activity which will inevitably disappear over time”. This large iconographic collection consists of 72,000 Autochrome plates (color photographs on glass plates) and hundreds of hours worth of black and white films. This […]

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Take a stroll amongst Paris’ contemporary and modern architecture gems

It is a nice, sunny week-end in Paris and you’ve already been to both permanent and temporary exhibitions at the two main Paris architecture museums (Cité de l’Architecture and Pavillon de l’Arsenal). And you were of course at the Centre Georges Pompidou for the opening of the Le Corbusier exhibition. You’re afraid you’ve depleted all the […]

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Transportation Open Data: opening your data enhances your citizens’ mobility

Today, sharing transportation Open Data is at the very heart of innovation: new ways of exploring territories, smart cities, disintermediation between customers and services… In France, numerous transportation operators, public organizations and companies have already opened their transportation data for quite some time. So, after the success of our French Cheeses Map, our investigating French […]

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French Ministry of Higher Education and Research: public open data reuse

For almost a year now, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research has been opening its public data on the first ministerial open data platform. It has partnered with OpenDataSoft to enhance its ambitious public open data program. OpenDataSoft technical performances have allowed the Ministry to take its French Open Data mission to a […]

Paris Region Open Data: Remembrances of Word War One

Open Data Weekly: Remembrances of WW1

After our previous posts about TGV trains, gender equality in Europe, a week-end in Brussels and the state of Open Data in 2014, our team has decided to commemorate the centenary of WW1 with an illustrated dataset available on the Paris Region Open Data portal. These documents are a selection from the WW1 heritage funds. […]