How Edmonton embraces open data

How Edmonton embraces open data

NEW YORK – When the Center for Technology in Government and SAP AG were looking for examples of innovative leadership...

December 5th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Toronto’s open data surprise

Toronto’s open data surprise

VAUGHAN, Ont. -- In 2009, Toronto’s mayor made a dramatic announcement: The city was immediately adopting an open data policy.Not...

October 31st, 2012 Howard Solomon

iCanada and WCIT to hold joint summit in Montreal

iCanada and WCIT to hold joint summit in Montreal

A dancer twirls gracefully through the air, the fabric of her clothing floating on currents of air. The spotlight illuminating...

October 10th, 2012 brian bloom

Interview: Mark Opausky on open data

Interview: Mark Opausky on open data

In today’s podcast, we speak Mark Opausky, CEO of BuzzData Inc., a Toronto-based company that provides a platform for collecting...

July 13th, 2012 brian bloom

The cost of open data: A Canadian lawyer’s analysis

The cost of open data: A Canadian lawyer’s analysis

We’ve started hearing a lot over the last year or so about “open data”, particularly in the municipal sector. It’s all...

May 14th, 2012 lou milrad

Britain to spend millions on opening data

Britain to spend millions on opening data

LONDON -- The British government has earmarked £7 million for the fiscal year starting in April for the purchase of...

March 21st, 2012 anh nguyen

Feds announce changes to open data licensing

Feds announce changes to open data licensing

Before this Wednesday, it was hard to tell just how "open" the Federal government's open data project was. The idea...

November 17th, 2011 jd speedy

Gartner criticizes cities’ use of social media, open data

Gartner criticizes cities’ use of social media, open data

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Local governments shouldn’t count on open data strategies and reward, rather than punish employees who use their...

June 7th, 2011 Shane Schick

How Hack-a-Thon winners used Toronto open data

How Hack-a-Thon winners used Toronto open data

Two smart phone apps, results of the Hack-a-Thon contest that took place during Mobile Innovation Week (MIW) 2010 in Toronto,...

September 22nd, 2010 Jennifer Kavur