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Open Knowledge Festival

on October 10th, 2012 at 2:22:05 PM

A few weeks ago, in September, the Open Knowledge Festival brought together a world-wide community of people working on all sorts of "open": open cities, open design, open government, open science, open hardware, open education, ... and of course: open development.

As one of the main topic streams, the open development track was packed with presentations, discussions, panels, workshops and a hackathon.

Tim Davies compiled a good overview of videos, blog posts and presentations on the open-development blog of the Open Knowledge Foundation.

Here's a short summary by various key voices:

Open Development Explained

on September 21st, 2012 at 11:13:37 AM

We're proud to show you our short video defining “Open Development” and explaining its potential, with a focus on Open Data.

Open Development Explained from Open for Change on Vimeo.

There are many new ways to let citizens, organisations, governments and companies work together, and share knowledge and information using internet and mobiles, to help solve some of our biggest problems.
How do we make the data and information meaningful for the groups we want to empower with these new tools? How do we create new services, new business models, and new ways of campaigning?