This post was written by Carlos Iglesias, Web Foundation Senior Research Manager and lead researcher on the Open Data Barometer. This month I’ll be at the Open Government Partnership Latin American regional summitjoining discussions about the future of the open government data agenda. One decade into active work on open data, the field continues to evolve at a […]
Fighting corruption one dataset at a time
This piece is written by Open Data Lab Jakarta’s Lab Manager, Antya Widita. Follow him on Twitter at @AntyaWidita for more. Corruption is brutal – its impact harms society economically, politically, and even environmentally. The current President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, calls corruption an “extraordinary crime that requires extraordinary measures”. Eye-opening events on tackling corruption […]
Before the year ends, here’s where you can catch us!
2017 is fast coming to an end—but before it does, we still have a couple of events and workshops to organise, speak at or simply attend. Come say hi to us if you find yourself in any of the following happenings! This November is full of events we’re looking forward to: Open Data Conference, Shanghai, […]
The “Snakes and Ladders” of open contracting
This post was written by Ana Brandusescu, Research and Policy Officer at the Web Foundation. Public contracting isn’t a topic people really talk about. It rarely makes headlines — but it’s important and it is exciting once you break it down. It’s on the roads we drive, in the schools we take our kids to, in […]
That co-creation buzzword: reflections from the open government for public service delivery workshop in Manila
This post originally appears on the Open Government Partnership website, as part of a series on public service delivery for open government. A friend of mine hates development buzzwords. Ever since Andrea Cornwall and her colleagues published “Deconstructing Development Discourse: Buzzwords and Fuzzwords” in 2010, said friend has always been conscious about her work language […]
Indonesia and Open Data: Where is it headed?
How is Indonesia doing on open data? The country ranked 38 globally in the latest edition of our Open Data Barometer — which measures the prevalence and impact of open data around the world. That’s an improvement of two spaces since our last Barometer, driven in part by successful government collaboration with civil society to […]
How are open data and public service innovation connected?
On March 22, we’re hosting an event at the Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucracy Reform in Jakarta: “Innovation in Public Services through Open Data: Learning from Indonesian Cross-Sectoral Champions”. The event will have two components – a forum and an exhibition – and aims to introduce the different actors implementing innovative, open data-driven solutions to […]
Open is the New Smart: Making Cities Work for Citizens
Merayakan Open Data Day di Jakarta Apa: Acara “Open is the New Smart: Making Cities Work for Citizens” Dimana: Goethehaus Jakarta, Jl. Sam Ratulangi 9-15 Menteng Kapan: 7 Maret 2017, pukul 16:00-20:00 WIB Pendaftaran: Klik Eventbrite page atau hubungi Antya Widita (email@example.com) Pada 7 Maret 2017, kami akan menyelenggarakan acara dengan tema “Open is the […]
Take-aways from the Southeast Asia Open Data Innovation Week
This post was originally posted on Medium.com, written by Ivy Ong from @ivyong_ph DVa, Pitch Perfect, OpenCeption, Go Map Go – just some of the witty names these fun peeps came up w/ for their #opendata #InnoWeek tools! pic.twitter.com/G4cnCE5GYW — Open Data Lab JKT (@ODLabJkt) November 24, 2016 Last week, around 22 innovators met at […]
Who participates? Who benefits? Forum on Women’s Rights Online in Indonesia
This is a guest post from the Web Foundation’s Ingrid Brudvig, Lead Researcher of the Women’s Rights Online report. In October 2015, the Web Foundation’s Women’s Rights Online network launched a global report based on a year-long household survey research project in ten cities, including Jakarta, focused on poor urban communities. The global findings show […]