The Trouble With Open Data

From *iHub_ ยป iHub Research Sun Nov 11 2012, 23:27:30

By Conrad Akunga (cakunga@innova.co.ke) Unless you have been living under the proverbial rock, you must have come across the term OpenData, either professionally or personally. However as with many novel concepts penetrating the local ICT lexis, much more heat than light has been generated about OpenData. The premise is simple. Government is the largest collector and [...] Related posts:

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