The 4 most common problems to achieve transparency of governments

All governments today should aim to be as transparent as possible. This, in some occasions (more than they should), is not fulfilled for many reasons, especially for lack of interest…

Report on the maturity of Open Data in the European Union in 2017

Shortly before the end of the year, we already know the results of the study on the maturity of Open Data in the European Union. We analyze in what general…

Adaptation to the Spanish regulations of CKAN

Accessibility of citizens to public data has always been a constant in terms of the rights demanded by the population to the different governments of each country, always speaking in…

Open Data as a basis for sustainable development

As is well known, open data can be of great help to create both social and economic value. Among other fields of application, they are revealed as a great resource…

Analyzing the 4 Edition of the Open Data Barometer: Conclusions and Comparisons

“It’s frustrating to see virtually no improvement since last year, and some of the first leaders turn their backs on the open agenda. This lack of progress is a missed…

What is RTOD and why does it help cities to be smarter

In the era of data, where everything tends to open up, we continue to find ourselves challenged, making the information that is being produced on a daily basis be useful…

What are trusted service providers?

With the advent of a European single digital market, the role of electronic signatures, as well as other documents and related services, achieve a major role in providing legal security…

The open data portal of the Provincial Deputation of Cádiz, supported by OGoov, awarded best Open Government project in 2017 CNIS.

On February 24, during the CNIS 2017 Congressional awards ceremony, the Open Data portal of the Provincial Deputation of Cadiz, supported by OGoov – our Open Government solution – was…

Transparency portals of the Catholic Church in Spain

The Transparency Law does not only affect Public Administrations. There are also other “obligated subjects”. Today we analyze the websites of one of them: the Catholic Church

Status of Open Data in Latin America – Part 1

As a common denominator in most of the commitments made in the Open Government Alliance (OGP), we find a progressive development of open data portals and catalogs, and the LATAM…