The Global Impact of Open Data
by Andrew Young, Stefaan G. Verhulst
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2016
Number of pages: 452
Open data has spurred economic innovation, social transformation, and fresh forms of political and government accountability in recent years, but few people understand how open data works. This comprehensive report, developed with support from Omidyar Network, presents detailed case studies of open data projects throughout the world, along with in-depth analysis of what works and what doesn't.
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