This post, written by Andreas Pawelke, Director at the Open Data Lab Jakarta, was originally published by Open Government Indonesia. With declining faith in governments around the world, we face a global trust crisis. Citizen engagement with government is at risk as people cease to see political leaders and officials as reliable partners. Governments urgently need to act to […]
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 […]
Open Data & the OGP Founding 8: Where Are They Now?
This post is originally published by the Web Foundation, in “Open Data & the OGP Founding 8: Where Are They Now?”, dated 6 December 2016. Image © Descrier descrier.co.uk, CC BY 2.0 Five years on from the founding of the Open Government Partnership, how are the original OGP members faring on the implementation of open data? […]
Gaining Momentum: Five Lessons from Open Data Practice in Southeast Asia
Last week saw a packed agenda for the Jakarta Lab team: we engaged with open data activists from Malaysia and Indonesia at an event hosted by SEATTI, explored the potential of open data as a tool to promote financial transparency at the 6th Financial Transparency conference, and hosted our own regional research planning workshop with […]