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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29 April 2013 2:17:00 PM | 0 Comments

Open data are an opportunity to seize and a useful instrument to give democracy momentum, by helping citizens to be more informed and thus more active. This trend is spreading through the Italian public administrations. In the last few days, for instance,...

18 April 2013 9:48:38 AM | 0 Comments

Enel's strategy focusing on Open Data and Big Data is at the heart of the report presented by Raffaele Cirullo – Head of Enel's New Media Department – at the ICT Days in Trento.

25 February 2013 2:08:19 PM | 0 Comments

If you are reading this blog, you will probably have noticed that something has changed. Not even 2 years after the first release, Enel Open Data comes with new graphics and, above all, new...