Ever wonder how businesses and nonprofits are employing open data in every day operations? Us, too.
Here’s a cool thing, though: We just found an interactive visualization that maps out which organizations are using open data and what they’re using it for across the world.
Here’s a tricky thing: Organizations have to submit themselves, and be approved, to earn a spot on the map.
It’s called the Open Data Impact Map, a project out of D.C.-based nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise. The project aims to show off how open data can be used in enterprise, identify best practices in open data use and set a foundation for analyzing how open data can impact economics.
Right now, only 11 organizations are listed in Greater Philadelphia (compared to 109 in New York City). Those organizations include the usual suspects like Azavea and Reinvestment Fund‘s PolicyMap (which both represented Philadelphia at a White House open data event earlier this spring).-30-
From our Partners
Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity
Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces?
3 ethical considerations of civic tech
Motivadas y ambiciosas: Estas estudiantes de Kensington Health Sciences Academy están listas para el futuro
Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week
Why it matters that the Commerce Department’s new website is easier to read
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector
Driven and ambitious: Kensington Health Sciences Academy students ready themselves for the future
Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity