While open data activists are pleased by the launch, they’re also concerned about some licensing provisions
Vancouver is advocating open data, sharing government documents with the public, by releasing the city budget to the public
Cities are taking the lead with open data, but the feds are catching up in the social media space. A panel discussion at Mesh provided the latest updates on Gov 2.0 efforts in Canada.
Experts in open government and social media discussed everything from government-as-a-platform to app stores to the creation of a MuniForge during a panel discussion at the Open City Workshop in Edmonton. Plus, CIO Chris Moore’s take on the risks of open government
David Eaves has already worked with the City of Vancouver on open data projects. Now he’s making the case for a self-emerging, bottom-up approach to delivering public sector services to citizens. A case in point: 911