Sarah Borwick

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Open data, participation and democracy – a call for case studies

May 22, 2013

Involve has recently started a new project, looking at the relationship between open data, participation and democracy. We are looking to understand the extent to which public organisations are currently engaging with citizens and community groups using open data and to develop some recommendations for how this relationship could be improved. Government ministers have stated…

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Unlocking the Potential of Open Data

May 1, 2013

I recently joined Involve as a Research Intern, working on issues relating to open government, open data, participation and democracy. Last week, to celebrate Big Data Week 2013, I attended an event hosted by FutureGov on data driven public services. 10 speakers from a variety of public, private and third sector organisations were given just…

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