While no regulatory requirement compelled Dormagen to publicly share its data, the mayor and his team recognized open data as an opportunity to improve public services and increase accountability. It needed a solution that could:
- Be easily managed by a single person from the IT department;
- Successfully engage citizens in public policy choices;
- Allow Dormagen to experiment with data
Dormagen’s IT team browsed through various data sharing and visualization solutions and chose to launch its open data portal with Opendatasoft. Learn more about this project in our customer story!