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Digital & Media 27-03-2015

Open Data: The Next Frontier

Robert D. Atkinson, president and founder of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, discusses ITIF's latest publication, Open Data in the G8: A Review of Progress on the G8 Open Data Charter. The paper was launched at the High-Level Roundtable on Open Data, hosted by the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank.
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Public Affairs 29-01-2015

EurActory: Who matters in EU policy-making?

Today’s EU policy makers are overwhelmed with information from civil society, business representatives, lobbyists or think tanks.
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Digital & Media 15-12-2014

Open Data and Smart Cities: Learning from Europe

‘Citadel on the Move’ – the European Union’s flagship project to promote the use of Open Data in local government – went to the UK on Thursday 13 November 2014. EURACTIV Institute invited city and local authority decision-makers, and other relevant stakeholders, to a roundtable presentation and demo of ‘Citadel’: the first such event in the UK.
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Digital & Media 02-12-2014

Enabling Smart City Services through Open Data and Mobile Applications

What will change to live in a "smart city”?
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Digital & Media 11-07-2014

European Smart Cities projects, local innovation boosters?

Today, Open Government Data is often difficult to access and use by the developer community, let alone the average citizen. In Issy-les-Moulineaux [www.issy.com] and in Paris in the framework of the “Futur-en-Seine Festival”, European Smart Cities projects have come together for 3 days of intensive debates and exchange of good practices to develop new e-Services for citizens at local level across Europe.
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EU experts looking for clarity in EU information

In a workshop held at EURACTIV's headquarters, EU experts gave their thoughts on making the data on EU affairs more accessible and making the process more efficient. 
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Digital & Media 04-03-2014

Citadel at DataDays 2014

Do you often wonder about how Open Data will be changing the way the Public Sector innovates and delivers services? The Open Data Pioneers, practitioners, thinkers and researchers from across the world were at the DataDays 2014 to unlock and advance the power of collaboration and Open Innovation in this joint conference held  in Ghent (17-18 Februray).
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Digital & Media 24-01-2014

Designing citizen’s apps in Ghent, Belgium

Today cities across Europe are under increasing pressure from the economic crisis. Although their services have a huge impact on citizens daily lives, they need to deliver more with less. Today almost everyone has a mobile phone in their pocket. They provide citizens on the move with access to data and services from anywhere. If cities start using these technologies, it could spark a revolution in public services.