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 issue a priority.

The report offers an in-depth overview of the size and cost of government during the lifetime of the coalition, with the IfG’s study based largely on open data sets made available by public bodies.

 

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