Open Data Intermediaries in Developing Countries

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dc.contributor.author van Schalkwyk, François
dc.contributor.author Chattapadhyay, Sumandro
dc.contributor.author Caňares, Michael
dc.contributor.author Andrason, Alexander
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-02T16:29:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-02T16:29:29Z
dc.date.copyright 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/56288
dc.description.abstract The study is based on analysis of cases from the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) project. It examines open data intermediaries. Positioned between two agents in the information supply chain, the intermediary facilitates use of open data. Intermediaries help users access information by locating the resources, “integrating various sources on a specific topic, structuring these findings into a form understandable by interested users, and disseminating it to them.” Multiple intermediaries with complementary configurations of capital are more likely to connect between power nexuses. The media and civil service organizations have traditionally assumed this type of role. en
dc.format Text en
dc.format.extent 1 digital file (44 p. : ill.) en
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher World Wide Web Foundation, Washington, D.C. en
dc.subject OPEN DATA en
dc.subject OPEN GOVERNMENT en
dc.subject OPEN ACCESS en
dc.subject ACCESS TO INFORMATION en
dc.subject ACCOUNTABILITY en
dc.subject USABILITY en
dc.subject DATA QUALITY en
dc.subject GLOBAL en
dc.subject INDIA en
dc.subject SOUTH AFRICA en
dc.subject NEPAL en
dc.subject KENYA en
dc.subject INTERMEDIARIES en
dc.title Open Data Intermediaries in Developing Countries en
dc.type Working Paper en
idrc.project.number 107075
idrc.project.componentnumber 107075001
idrc.project.title From Data to Development: exploring the emerging impact of open government data in developing countries en
idrc.copyright.holder Step Up Consultancy
idrc.copyright.oapermissionsource CC BY en
idrc.dspace.access Open Access en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en


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