Citizens put the ‘smart’ into smart cities

The voices of the community resonate strongly in every truly smart city. It is a fundamental truth that the smartest […]

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The data melting pot

When I think of a melting pot, I think of cooking. Cooking is a wonderful activity, I call it an […]

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Open Data Institute Queensland officially launched by Qld Premier

In an Australian-first, the Open Data Institute Queensland (ODIQ) was officially launched this week by Queensland Premier The Honourable Campbell […]

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Should open data matter?

Does open data matter? Yes, it sure does. Open data is a way to harness the power of data and […]

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Open Data Part II – Privacy the moving target

In common with most people working in the field of open data – particularly now as I launch into my […]

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Innovation – The ‘wow’ factor

If there is one word that is bandied around more than any other at the moment, it has to be […]

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Privacy and open data: Democracy the common denominator

I attended an interesting business lunch last week on privacy, innovation and open data at the Sydney offices of legal […]

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The Open Data deal

Over the past few weeks I’ve spent a lot of time in airport lounges and hotel rooms, giving me the […]

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