Every first quarter of the year, we at the Jakarta Lab reflect on the past year’s activities and take stock of what we have done so far in terms of promoting the use of open data in Indonesia and in surrounding countries in Asia to achieve political, economic,and social change. Established in 2015 with the […]
What will it take to improve data literacy of girls in Indonesia?
Almost a year ago, we wrote that in order to for women (and girls) in Indonesia to become digitally-empowered, there is a need to move beyond simply providing women with affordable access to ICTs. Instead, stakeholders must invest in activities to build the technical skills necessary to use digital tools for self-expression, mass mobilisation, and […]
The state of open data in Asia: four years of progress?
This blog post was written by Michael Cañares, Web Foundation Senior Researcher. Follow him on Twitter at @mikorulez. In January 2015, the World Wide Web Foundation’s Open Data Lab in Jakarta brought together stakeholders from across Asia to explore the state of open data in their countries and consider how progress on open data could lead to better political, […]
The bumpy road to personal data protection in Indonesia
This post was written by Dinita Andriani Putri, Project Manager at the Open Data Labs, Jakarta. Follow Dinita on Twitter at @dinitaputri. Follow the Open Data Labs on Twitter at @ODLabJkt and visit labs.webfoundation.org to learn more. For updates about our work, sign up to our newsletter and follow us on Twitter at @webfoundation. To receive a weekly news brief on the most important stories in […]
Can We Use Open Data To Advance Gender-inclusive Development?
Last year, we worked on an action-research project looking at how open data can help promote gender-inclusive development in two districts in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. You can read more of our lessons learned from this project through our paper, “Can We Use Open Data to Advance Gender-inclusive Development?”. On a regular day, Iin Narniyati from Yogyakarta, […]
Why is the new e-Gov policy in Indonesia critical for open data?
Open Data photo by Descrier, CC BY 2.0. “To increase integration and efficiency of an electronic-based system of governance in order to achieve clean, effective, transparent and accountable governance as well as to improve quality and reliability of public services.” This is the main reason for the issuance of the new Presidential Regulation Number 95 […]
What’s your web story?
This post was written by Nnenna Nwakanma, Web Foundation Interim Policy Director. I spent the first three months of my life without a name. Nobody wanted to give me one because I was a girl. Today I have my name as a web address. The web has given me a name. It has also given me […]
Join us and fight #ForTheWeb
The free and open web faces real challenges. More than half the world’s population still can’t get online. For the other half, the web’s benefits come with too many risks: to our privacy, our democracy, our rights. That’s why we’re launching a global campaign to connected everyone to a web that works for people. Our founder […]
Exploring Opportunities on Engaging Citizens with Open Contracting: Pilot Testing in Bandung City Government
The Web Foundation’s Open Data Lab in Jakarta, in collaboration with the World Bank, is working on a project that will demonstrate different ways in increasing citizen engagement with open contracting data. This is part of the World Bank programme implemented in the city of Bandung in Indonesia, that starts off with the disclosure of […]
Open Washing: digging deeper into the tough questions
This blog was written by James McKinney, Oscar Montiel and Ana Brandusescu and is based on a session on #openwashing at this year’s International Open Data Conference For the second time in history, the International Open Data Conference (IODC) opened a space for us to talk about #openwashing. The insights from IODC16 have been brilliantly summarised by Ana Brandusescu, also a host […]
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