World’s most prominent UNU Electronic Government Conference – ICEGOV 2018 is coming to Europe!

The 11th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2018) will take place in Galway, Ireland, from 4 to 6 April 2018. ICEGOV2018 is co-organized by the National University of Galway Ireland, the…

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Towards Open Government

Former Irish Senator Niall Ó Brolcháin a researcher with the eGov unit at the Insight Centre for #Data Analytics [1] in the National University of Ireland, Galway asks how sovereign Governments that were constituted in a…


Government must not take quality of open data for granted

Latest Whitehall Monitor from the Institute for Government (IfG) says government must not take quality of open data for granted – and says new chief data officer will need “sufficient political and institutional clout” to make the…


5 Reasons Why Data-driven Marketing is Never about the Analytics

Data-driven marketing requires marketers and their teams to be able to collect, integrate, and analyze data from external and internal sources – competitive intelligence reports, global market research, on-site and off-site customer activities, social interactions,…


White House Commits to Open Access, Open Education and Open Data in New Open Government

White House released its 2016-2017 Open Government National Action Plan, which includes commitments to expand access to open educational resources and the results of federally funded research. This exciting development shows continued support from the Obama administration…


Customer Data Posted Online In British Gas Leak

  The company assured that the payment information is encrypted and stored securely so their systems are secure and no payment information is at risk. The data was uploaded to Pastebin, a temporary text uploading website,…


Advancing Open and Citizen-Centered Government – The United States

October 27, 2015, as a member of the Open Government Partnership— launched by President #Obama and seven other heads of state, which in just 4 years has grown from 8 to now 66 countries—the United…


Predictive Analytics are the Future of Big Data

  Machine-learning and analytics technology specialist Inside Sales is one company pursuing the concept of not simply analysing big data but using it to make predictions, with a cloud-based predictive analytics service operating at a…


‘Open’ is the World’s first short film on Open Government, Open Data, and Open Source – Civic Engagement as Art

On September 28,  Make Web Not War Studios – the Canadian Open Source and Open Government community founded by Microsoft -present a short film called ‘Open’.  The film suggests that most people are not aware of how…