Towards a public digital infrastructure: why do governments have ...
November 1, 2012 in Featured, Ideas and musings, Open Government Data, WG Open Government Data The most common argument in favor of open data is that it enhances transparency, and while the link may not always be causal, it is certainly true that both tend to go hand-in-hand. But there is another, more expansive perspective on open government data: that it is part of an effort to build public infrastructure.Does making a shapefile available with all Montevideo’s traffic lights make Montevideo’s government more transparent? We don’t think so. But one of our duties as civil servants is building the city infrastructure. And
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RT @gquaggiotto: Towards a public digital infrastructure: why do governments have a responsibility to go open? http://t.co/7Z4DHDHV #opengov
RT @mihi_tr: Towards a public digital infrastructure: why do govts have a responsibility to go open? http://t.co/Uh6qddQp by @OKFN #opendata
RT @OKFN: Towards a public digital infrastructure: @gmonce explains why governments have a responsibility #opendata: http://t.co/KAJQWuqa