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We need to solve real-world problems in a joined-up way

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We need to solve real-world problems in a joined-up way

with contributions from Bill Anderson About two-and-a-half years ago, Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund launched the Joined-Up Data Standards (JUDS) project, fun ...

with contributions from Bill Anderson About two-and-a-half years ago, Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund launched the Joined-Up Data Standards (JUDS) project, funded by the Omidyar Network. Our aim was to foster international collaboration to make commonly used ...

Why was IODC2016 important for Joined-Up Data Standards?

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Why was IODC2016 important for Joined-Up Data Standards?

      In July this year we launched a consultation paper aimed at starting a discussion on what technical and political solutions to joined-up data challenges could look like at a ...

      In July this year we launched a consultation paper aimed at starting a discussion on what technical and political solutions to joined-up data challenges could look like at a global level. As part of the ongoing consultation process we recently held and took part in a numbe ...

Friday Lunchtime Lecture at the Open Data Institute: Why joined-up data is a political, not technical, challenge

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Friday Lunchtime Lecture at the Open Data Institute: Why joined-up data is a political, not technical, challenge

More data is being produced than ever before, and more and more of it is becoming openly available. Open data has great potential to help drive poverty eradication and improve glob ...

More data is being produced than ever before, and more and more of it is becoming openly available. Open data has great potential to help drive poverty eradication and improve global development outcomes. Data usage, however, remains relatively low. In the UK, for instance, a thi ...

Joining-up data standards requires joined-up leadership

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Joining-up data standards requires joined-up leadership

This blog was originally posted on  Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data The Guardian newspaper is currently running an online series of articles entitled The Tec ...

This blog was originally posted on  Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data The Guardian newspaper is currently running an online series of articles entitled The Tech Continent: Africa’s Digital Renaissance. Much of the content that has been published to date explo ...

Data revolution needs to deliver for world’s poorest

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Data revolution needs to deliver for world’s poorest

This blog was originally published on Devex By Tom Orrell, Beata Lisowska It’s clear that measuring progress against the Sustainable Development Goals will require a huge amo ...

This blog was originally published on Devex By Tom Orrell, Beata Lisowska It’s clear that measuring progress against the Sustainable Development Goals will require a huge amount of data and that collecting these data will require a significant amount of effort. But should t ...

From Principles to Practice: a consultation paper on joined-up data standards

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From Principles to Practice: a consultation paper on joined-up data standards

     Data has immense potential to help drive poverty eradication and international development, but it remains incredibly difficult to join up data on resources, people and re ...

     Data has immense potential to help drive poverty eradication and international development, but it remains incredibly difficult to join up data on resources, people and results because it is published in different formats and to different standards. Overcoming this chall ...