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Open data: An agent of change

Open data: An agent of change

This course outlines the key characteristics of successful open data initiatives. It will provide information about the barriers that need be overcome in order to make a change using open data.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the definition and importance of open data
  • Understand why change management is important in open data initiatives
  • Understand the main barriers in working with open data
Format
Reading
E-learning
Videos
Theme
Policy
Impact

Reading

E-skills and open data

Estimated reading time:
1h
Language:
English
This report aims at answering the question regarding the skills needed to work with Open Data, the so-called e-skills. In addition to desk research, several parties have been interviewed about their perceptions of the required (e-)skills.

Open data and entrepreneurship

Estimated reading time:
1h
Language:
English
The report discusses the role of entrepreneurs in open data innovation, the relationship between open data and sustainability as well as the main open data barriers to entrepreneurship. Additionally, the report looks into the main policies implemented at the EU level to foster open data driven entrepreneurship and provides an overview of best practices.

Barriers in working with open data

Estimated reading time:
1.5h
Language:
English
This report explores the barriers that hinder the open data community from reaping the full benefits of open data. Literature was analysed and interviews were conducted addressing data users as well as data providers. The barriers discovered during the research appear both on the side of data publishers as well as re-users, and are often related and dependent on each other.

E-learning

Open data: Agent of change

Duration:
0.2h
Language:
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Swedish

Change management in open data

Duration:
0.2h
Language:
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Swedish

Open data advocacy

Duration:
0.2h
Language:
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Swedish