From the Guardian UK:The US-based Center for Technology in Government has released practical advice for government managers planning or actively engaged in open data initiatives.
A white paper from the center, The dynamics of Opening Government Data, is based on findings from a year-long research project at the University of Albany (State University of New York) and aims to help organisations understand the value of open data.
- Releasing government data that is relevant to both agency performance and the public interest.
- Investing in strategies to estimate how different stakeholders will use the data.
- Devising data management practices that improve context.
- Thinking about sustainability for long-term value creation.