Russian Open Finance Data World

Three months ago, I participated in the ICEGOV2016 conference (the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) where several international projects on open finance and open spending were presented. Our papers were about the format for budget data and research about Russian municipal budgets, and I was surprised by the interest to Russian […]

Who owns the global data infrastructure?

Who owns our data infrastructure?

Data is the raw material that will help us meet 21st century challenges: to reduce friction in our economy, increase our sustainability and create opportunities to innovate. Our data infrastructure is as important as our physical infrastructure. A strong data infrastructure will increase interoperability and collaboration, efficiency and productivity in public and private sectors, nationally […]

What are ODI Nodes: Creating a global network

The ODI Nodes are an important part of our global network. The last year has seen significant growth: we have welcomed Rio, Devon, Queensland and Athens to the community; our first group of nodes have become ODI registered trainers; our community of nodes have collaborated with us to deliver global projects; and the network is […]