Organisation: Open Knowledge Foundation

So, last week I was in the wonderfully sunny city of Berlin to enjoy the Open Knowledge Festival, as annual event hosted by the Open Knowledge Foundation to celebrate, explore and question the value of open knowledge and open data. It’s a great conference and features a wide range of discussions from participants with backgrounds […]

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The Indigo Trust has awarded a grant of £41,926 to the Open Knowledge Foundation for its School of Data project in South Africa. In the age of big data, the volume of information that voters have at their disposal is monumental. Service delivery failures and corruption are hot political issues in South Africa. Access to […]

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Fran Perrin, Director and Founder of Indigo Trust writes: Last month I blogged about joining DFID’s International Development Sector Transparency Panel.  The panel met on May 15th and I wanted to provide an overview of the main issues discussed. The panel is comprised of the following members:

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I don’t really have that much of a head for numbers and row after row of spreadsheet figures has me running for the hills. When people think of national budgets they often think of hundreds of pages of dense figures in impenetrable columns. Yet budgets essentially boil down to something much simpler – money in […]

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‘No one’s ever bought a phone to map budget spending’ The Open Knowledge Festival 2012, which this year took place in Helsinki, saw three important changes over previous open knowledge and open data events. The first was a move from talking about obtaining data to discussing how best that data can be used to create […]

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