Questions tagged [uses-of-open-data]

Uses of Open Data consists of ways and methods to utilize Open Data in attempts to achieve its maximum benefits

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What are good examples of open data dashboards?

What are good examples of open data dashboards? This can either be: A dashboard that uses open data, for example the London City Dashboard (but better...) A collection of metrics about the open ...
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Journalism examples using officials public data portals? [closed]

I'm living in Europe. For researches purposes, I'm trying to gather news articles explicitly using data from officials portals as data.gov.uk for instance. Please consider this, however: The data ...
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Open Data for having transparency of expenditures in running of an Orphanage?

I work for a company (in Australia) whose staff have been supporting costs of running an Orphanage for several years now. All the money has been coming from their personal contribution, I am a ...
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Graph of Landsat Downloads?

Where can I find find a graph of Landsat downloads, to show the effect free access has had?
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What companies, projects, and researchers are using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)'s API of data on consumer product complaints?

This data is available for bulk download and via an API at http://www.consumerfinance.gov/complaintdatabase/.
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What are good examples of how open data is driving community development?

I am looking for examples of how open data is helping to drive community development, with a focus on the United States. We are seeking examples across a broad range of community development domains,...
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Are there publicly available sources listing uses of open data?

It would be very valuable for government officials and the public to be able to track the uses of open data sets. Are there sources that currently do this and make the information available to the ...
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Realtime Data - Why and Who?

I can understand the need for real-time data in 'bidding' and 'automated' scenarios. I can also see the point for direct customer interaction and response through social media (maybe). However, ...
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Case stories that highlight the SOCIAL IMPACT of open data? [closed]

We are collecting stories that highlight the SOCIAL impact of open data or digital transparency initiatives, especially cases from the Global South. Would be great if you can help by providing data ...
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What forums / boards do you use to answer open data questions? [closed]

In NYC, we're wondering what forums and web boards do open data professionals use to answer questions around open data? CartoDB promotes the GIS Stack Exchange. BetaNYC has a spreadsheet listing NYC ...
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Data Licenses for US Government Data not in data.gov

I want to know when commercial use of US government data is permitted and for what uses. Below, there are 5 questions that I have for 4 different primary data sources. So far, I have seen the data ...
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What are examples of people sharing personal data as open data?

Personal data usually has to be anonymised, e.g. aggregated, to be published as open data. However, some individuals are willing to share some of their personal data for example to contribute to ...

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