Practical Insights on Open Data Policy

What About Open Transfer Instead of Open Source Software?

What About Open Transfer Instead of Open Source Software?

Published on: May 09 2024 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
At a recent discussion about the Principles for Digital Development, a common debate took hold of participants: should we keep the Open Source clause in the “Open...
Please Give Your Input: Draft Model Law on Health Data Governance

Please Give Your Input: Draft Model Law on Health Data Governance

Published on: Apr 25 2024 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Several countries and regions are taking steps to strengthen their health data governance legislation and regulation. However, approaches vary and there is no overarching...
14 Barriers to Using Open Data for Better Development Decisions

14 Barriers to Using Open Data for Better Development Decisions

Published on: Apr 03 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 14 Barriers to Using Open Data for Better Development Decisions
Open data became a global phenomenon slightly over a decade ago and over the years has been adopted around the world by different stakeholders on the African...
Give Your Comments on USAID Digital Front Door Initiative

Give Your Comments on USAID Digital Front Door Initiative

Published on: Feb 02 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Give Your Comments on USAID Digital Front Door Initiative
USAID is proposing to amend its Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to implement policy and procedures to clarify and streamline contractor reporting requirements related...
Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Published on: Jun 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
 USAID is creating a Development Information Solution (DIS) – an Agency-wide portfolio management system to produce high quality, readily available development...
11 Strategies to Manage Data Sharing with Government Agencies

11 Strategies to Manage Data Sharing with Government Agencies

Published on: May 26 2021 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
In recent months, there have been an increasing number of questions among cash and voucher assistance (CVA) actors about data sharing with government authorities...
3 Barriers to Data Sharing for African Artificial Intelligence Solutions

3 Barriers to Data Sharing for African Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Apr 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Please RSVP Now to learn more about artificial intelligence solutions at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features an entire conference...
3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data

3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data

Published on: Nov 16 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data
Recently, Bill Kedrock wrote that Big Data Needs to be Open Data, based on a presentation by Dr. Debisi Araba at MERLTech 2016. Bill concluded by calling for donors...
3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

Published on: Jul 01 2015 by Siobhan Green - 7 Comments
As promised, here is an overview of the steps needed to create an open data plan in order to be compliant with USAID’s new Open Data Policy It is really easy...
How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

Published on: Mar 18 2015 by Josh Woodard - Comments Off on How Can We All Profit From Development Data?
Big data has been called the new oil, and it is easy to see why. In its raw form, it provides limited value, but with the right refinement it has the potential...