In action: Participants of the Data2Life. Life2Data. project learning to capture data’s impact through photography. Since our soft launch in 2014, it’s been at the core of the Jakarta Lab to do our part in realising the potential of open data in order to reap its benefits for social change. Fast-forward to now, here’s a […]
Jakarta Lab in Numbers
2 national and 10 subnational governments influenced to proactively disclose data; 22 organisations using open data to strengthen their advocacies or help improve service delivery; 182 women and 252 men from different sectors trained on how to use data to advocate for change by understanding the world we live in better; More than 7000 individuals […]
Our flying start to 2016
2016 has already brought about exciting and significant changes for the Jakarta Lab. This year, we’re looking forward to hosting more events, collaborating with new partners, and an expanded team with new colleagues joining us. We’ve moved! The Jakarta Lab has relocated to Jl. Kudus 3 in Menteng, Jakarta. Although we’re just a block […]
Come say hi to us!
The Open Data Lab Jakarta keeps a packed agenda as the year-end draws closer. From now until the end of the year, we will be speaking and presenting at a number of events! For the month of November, you could catch us at the following events: On 17 November at Arya Duta Hotel, Jakarta, we’ll […]
The Open Data Lab Jakarta is on the lookout for awesome people to join our ever-growing team! We’re a bunch of flexible, hard-working, creative and fun people based in Southeast Asia, so we’re looking for someone similar. If you’re interested, feel like you’d qualify for one of the positions, and preferably willing to relocate to […]
Why we need more open data advocates – and what we are doing about it
In recent years, several stakeholders have pushed for the creation and implementation of programs related to open data especially in the context of governments, aid agencies, businesses, academics, civil society organizations, and civic hackers. It is argued that greater openness in data will address problems, issues, and challenges related to governance, economic growth, service delivery, […]
Web Foundation unveils first Open Data Lab in Jakarta
Lab established to explore open data solutions to challenges facing Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The World Wide Web Foundation has today announced that its first ‘Open Data Lab’ will officially open its doors on 5 February in Jakarta, Indonesia. To mark the occasion, a launch event will be held at the Sari Pan Pacific Hotel’s […]
Indonesia moves up 16 ranks in the 2014 Open Data Barometer
Today, the World Wide Web Foundation has released the second edition of the Open Data Barometer. This 86-country study analyses global trends in open data, and provides a comparative view on countries and regions, using a blend of primary and secondary research data, with the aim of uncovering the true impact of open data around […]
We’re learning to facilitate like rockstars!
Last Friday, right in the home of the Open Data Lab Jakarta, we got treated to a crash-course on becoming facilitators of the rockstar caliber. We underwent the fun and rigorous training in preparation for the final workshop in our Banda Aceh project, and mostly to harness our communications and presentation skills. The 2-day event […]