Guest Blog Post #2 – Richard Pietro

The Webmaster’s Tale by: Richard Pietro   This will not be your typical blog post on Open Government & Open Data. Instead, I would like to talk about something we, as Open Government & Open Data practitioners, rarely discuss …and that is the Marketing of Open Government & Open Data to a larger audience.   […]

Guest Blog Post #1 – Matthew Dance

We are honoured to have Matthew Dance author the first guest blog post on our Open Data Portal. If you don’t know Matt, you will get an idea of what he is about from his LinkedIn profile summary: “I am passionate about making the world a better place through the application of technology to social […]

Engagement is key

The success of any open data program should be heavily dependent on public engagement. Launching and periodically updating an open data portal is just not enough…not anymore. We have seen the appetite for open data grow tremendously in the past year and it is for this reason we see a need to change. The time […]