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  • Understanding mapping data infrastructure

    A report based on a workshop held by the ODI, published with support from Why maps? Investigating user needs Understanding current mapping data infrastructure Emerging themes and questions What does a 21st-century mapping data infrastructure look like?...

  • Principles for strengthening our data infrastructure

    Data infrastructure underpins business innovation, public services and civil society, but is often broken and neglected. These are the ODI‘s principles to guide how data infrastructure can be strengthened to benefit everyone Data is infrastructure ....

  • We need to strengthen our data infrastructure

    Data is infrastructure. It underpins transparency, accountability, public services, business innovation and civil society. We need to strengthen our data infrastructure. See also: What is data infrastructure? Who owns our data infrastructure? What...

  • Forging stronger data infrastructure in Canada

    The need for a strong data infrastructure increasingly influences how governments work, think and act. ODI Toronto’s Andi Argast is a technology strategist and facilitator, and here shares how Ontario is approaching policy around data infrastructure...

  • Data infrastructure technology: are blockchains the answer?

    How do we make sure data infrastructure is always available, and always trustworthy? Are blockchains the answer? We believe that data infrastructure is fundamental to our future. What we normally mean by this is “data as infrastructure” – data is...

  • Building data infrastructure for transport innovation

    To meet the demands of a growing population, limited natural resources and climate change, we need open, reliable and accessible data to be at the heart of our transport system. Our transport system currently relies on largely physical infrastructure...

  • Aim to be boring: lessons for data infrastructure

    “Anything you think is infrastructure probably isn’t - infrastructure that is useful is invisible” Image: The M1 motorway, UK by kevinofsydney, CC-BY 2.0 Recently we met up with Geoff Bilder , Director of Strategic Initiatives at CrossRef . We...

  • We need to strengthen our data infrastructure

    Data is infrastructure. It underpins transparency, accountability, public services, business innovation and civil society. We need to strengthen our data infrastructure. See also: What is data infrastructure? Who owns our data infrastructure? What...

  • The ODI calls for a global discussion on our data infrastructure

    Today, we are calling for a new global conversation about our data infrastructure, and who should own it. With a new paper, Who owns our data infrastructure? , we are exploring what data ownership looks like and what we can expect from those who manage...

  • What would legislation for data infrastructure and open data look like?

    Given the importance of data infrastructure, countries should be looking to strengthen it . One of the ways that countries can strengthen their data infrastructure is through legislation. France has recently been exploring legislation for open data...