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Exploring the Impact of Adopting Open Data in the UK Government

Exploring the Impact of Adopting Open Data in the UK Government
Exploring the Impact of Adopting Open Data in the UK Government
A new kind of activity – fuelled by the capabilities that not only modern Web technologies offer, but also as a change in social practices and expectations – has recently become the centre of much attention and discussion; it involves the curation and publication of Government data in free, open format. Open Government is set to become a major aspect of how citizens and governments communicate and share information with each other.

In this paper, we examine impact of Open Data on the UK government. By exploring the social and technical developments, an analysis of the underlying structure and processes is performed; and the adoption of Open Data within the UK Government and its impact to the digital economy is discussed.
Tinati, Ramine
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Carr, Les
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Halford, Susan
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Pope, Catherine
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Tinati, Ramine
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Carr, Les
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Halford, Susan
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Pope, Catherine
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Tinati, Ramine, Carr, Les, Halford, Susan and Pope, Catherine (2012) Exploring the Impact of Adopting Open Data in the UK Government. At Digital Futures 2012 Digital Futures 2012, United Kingdom. 3 pp.

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Abstract

A new kind of activity – fuelled by the capabilities that not only modern Web technologies offer, but also as a change in social practices and expectations – has recently become the centre of much attention and discussion; it involves the curation and publication of Government data in free, open format. Open Government is set to become a major aspect of how citizens and governments communicate and share information with each other.

In this paper, we examine impact of Open Data on the UK government. By exploring the social and technical developments, an analysis of the underlying structure and processes is performed; and the adoption of Open Data within the UK Government and its impact to the digital economy is discussed.

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Published date: 22 October 2012
Venue - Dates: Digital Futures 2012, United Kingdom, 2012-10-22
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 344808
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/344808
PURE UUID: 6f0b794b-407d-4cad-9b80-021646244671
ORCID for Les Carr: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-9680
ORCID for Catherine Pope: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8935-6702

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Date deposited: 05 Nov 2012 08:43
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:19

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