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Oxfam Novib publishes IATI data

on May 15th, 2014 at 9:23:48 PM

Today, Oxfam Novib went public with their Atlas project browser and open data.

Various people in the Open for Change network have been working with Oxfam Novib for a while now, helping to explore the potential of "open" and to transform the organisation towards "open". The starting point was "open data", but Oxfam Novib didn't focus on just the technical side of things: they wanted to embed "open" more deeply into the way they worked.

One part of that was building a web interface for their own staff to have better insight in where projects were happening: the Atlas browser.

What are the effects of open development?

on August 4th, 2011 at 3:44:04 PM

At "Open Data for Development Camp" in Amsterdam, Marijn Rijken of the Dutch research institute TNO presented on "open data opportunities in development". Together, we're now drafting a research proposal to gather answers on pertinent questions around open data in development: “What are the social, organizational, technological, financial and legal effects of open development?”. It's part of our efforts to build network as the basis for a Dutch knowledge platform.

TNO has done similar sector-wide research around open data in other sectors, and would like to take the existing research in this