It’s been ten years since open data first broke onto the global stage. Over the past decade, thousands of programmes and projects around the world have worked to open data and use it to address a myriad of social and economic challenges. Meanwhile, issues related to data rights and privacy have moved to the centre of public and political discourse. As the open data movement enters a new phase in its evolution, shifting to target real-world problems and embed open data thinking into other existing or emerging communities of practice, big questions still remain. How will open data initiatives respond to new concerns about privacy, inclusion, and artificial intelligence? And what can we learn from the last decade in order to deliver impact where it is most needed? The State of Open Data
brings together over 60 authors from around the world to address these questions and to take stock of the real progress made to date across sectors and around the world, uncovering the issues that will shape the future of open data in the years to come.
Visit the State of Open Data website to read the book online, download individual chapters and to read blog posts about the book.
BOOK LAUNCH INFORMATION
During the month of May the editors will host a series of events to celebrate and promote the publication, running up all the way to the Open Government Summit, where the official book launch will take place:
Monday, 27 May 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Prohibition House – 337 Somerset St. W., Ottawa.
Please RSVP our Eventbrite page.
A host of other events are also planned. Click here for a full list of events, times and venues.