Open data is free, publicly available data that anyone can access and use, without restrictions.
Open data can be used by businesses, nonprofits, governments and citizens to launch new initiatives and ventures, analyze trends, make data-driven decisions, and solve complex problems in all sectors of the economy.
Demand-driven open data means providing data to meet the needs of users.
The Center for Open Data Enterprise is an independent nonprofit organization that develops smarter open data strategies for governments, businesses, and other nonprofits by focusing on data users.
The Open Data Impact Map is a public database of the uses of open data, providing a deeper understanding of the demand for this global resource.Learn more ›
Our Open Data Roundtables in the U.S. and abroad help identify high-value datasets, find solutions to data problems, and establish new collaborations.Learn more ›
We work with public and private sector partners to develop solutions to key data challenges informed by user feedback.Learn more ›
The Center for Open Data Enterprise was founded an expert team that has led pioneering work in the field, both domestically and abroad.
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