Google launches a new open data search engine
On the internet we can find thousands of data repositories. Those interested in locating certain information have to navigate between multiple sources (national repositories, public organizations or private institutions platforms, digital libraries,...
The economic power of data
Data has become a fundamental asset to promote our economy and transform our society. In the current economic environment, having up-to-date information at the right time can be a great competitive advantage. Data can be transformed into knowledge that...
Health and open data
Health is one of the priority development fields in this century. Most analysts agree that health management - from all possible perspectives - will change radically in the coming years. The analysis of health data will set the way forward in the coming...
How to measure the impact of open data: the importance of SROI
Traditionally, companies have measured their results based on a simple operation: how much they have earned compared to the expenses they have incurred. However, this question is not so simple. There are many aspects to take into account that are not...
How to start a data analytics project
From managing the transport network or sanitary inspections, to predicting the future needs of the personnel. Data analytics can be a powerful tool to optimize municipal policies, guaranteeing a more agile and efficient response to the demands of...
The universities increase their open data offer
Data is one of the main forces that move our economic and social environment. The data allow us to make better decisions at the right time and place, make predictions about how a market will change or know the impact of the last measures . Therefore,...
Open data as a tool to reduce inequalities
The public sector is not only a great provider of open data, but also one of its main users. Open data facilitates contact and direct communication between governments and citizens. This can drive more efficient and effective public policies. Among...
Artificial intelligence impact on business value chain
The commercial adoption of any new technology and, therefore, its incorporation into the business value chain follows a cycle that can be moulded in different ways. One of the best known models is the Gartner hype cycle. With regard to artificial...
The approach of the recent reform of Law 37/2007, on Reuse of Public Sector Information
On the occasion of the approval of Law 9/2017, of November 8, on Public Sector Contracts, Law 37/2007, of November 16, on Reuse of Public Sector Information has been reformed. Specifically, the thirteenth final provision has modified: Some precepts...
How to promote improvements in public administration using open data
In the current economic, social and technological context, where everything changes at high speed, citizens demand agile and flexible services. The influence of native digital companies, adapted to the specific needs of their customers, thanks to the use...