Making data more accessible for society at large: the role of open data, communication and technology

Making data more accessible for society at large: the role of open data, communication and technology

From 11 June 09:00 (GMT) until 24 June 2014!

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CIVICUS, Data-Pop Alliance, Partnership for Open Data, PARIS21, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Ushahidi, Web-COSI and Wikiprogress

Invite you to join this online discussion

 

The purpose of this online discussion is to take a broad look at the opportunities and challenges of using open data, visualisation, and other technology-based approaches to making data more accessible for society.

Leading questions

  • What role can Open Data play to increase citizen’s engagement with well-being and progress statistics?
  • How can data visualisation and storytelling be used to increase our understanding of data?
  • What are the best examples of crowd-sourced data related to well-being and progress?

 To leave a comment, click here and scroll to the section entitled “Contribute!”

Context setting blog: Democratising data: the need to make statistics more accessible to everyone, click here

Here is the short link to the page: bit.ly/1te0KND

Follow the Twitter hashtag #CitizenEngagement and #StatsForAll

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Email : info@wikiprogress.org

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