Open data in the Public Administration

Public data accessible to everyone

"Public data accessible to everyone, without restrictions or access costs: this is open data, an innovative approach that aims at making the public administration more transparent, encouraging it to provide the population with the huge amount of data it possesses, in order to facilitate the circulation of information and the participation of citizens in public life. Open data is being progressively adopted – sometimes on an experimental basis – by the Italian Public Administration. But what do the Italians think about this new method of managing information? What is its perceived potential and are there any critical aspects? And above all, when we speak of open data, do we really understand what we are talking about? Since the beginning of 2014 to date, around 600 thousand online posts have been written on the topic in Italy providing different confirmations, as well as some surprises”.

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07 October 2013 4:06:00 PM | 0 Comments
Putting your own sexy data in the limelight: a success story
03 September 2013 9:22:06 AM | 0 Comments

 Istat is the public body which contributes most in term of dataset released: it is essentially the largest producer of open data in Italy, as also stated by, a dedicated portal monitoring the state of open data in Italy

31 July 2013 12:00:00 AM | 0 Comments
Data processing is definitely one of the most curious and important aspects of the Open Data phenomenon