Liberating Data and Opening up Government: A Global Perspective

Liberating Data and Opening up Government: A Global Perspective

We examine the open data and open government movement from a global perspective...

Across the United States, journalists and civic-minded coders are harnessing new online sources of government data to create mobile apps and websites. But the open data movement could have a deeper impact in developing countries, where it's being used to improve government transparency and increase accountability of politicians and aid agencies. Tech Tuesday examines new global initiatives to open government with technology.

Guests

Tariq Khokhar

Open Data Evangelist, World Bank

Eric Gundersen

President and co-founder, Development Seed

Al Kags

Chief Executive Officer, Goode Africa Ltd.; Chairman, Kenya Open Data Task Force, Government of Kenya

David Eaves

Open government activist / writer

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