Open Data Cafe
Open Data CafeNov 15, 2023
Law & disorder: is AI the new Wild West of open data?
In this episode, Hans Graux, attorney-at-law and partner at Timelex, helps us understand the fundamental principles of the digital world. He explains the practical legal aspects of reusing data and the importance of licensing, responsibility and liability when using it.
Bridging the data gap
Our guest Ian Makgill, an entrepreneur and founder of SpendNetwork, describes the challenges of procurement data and how these challenges have evolved over time. He shares with us the insights into what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, especially when relying heavily on open data.
Making dirty data clean
In this episode, we talk to John Harnisher, Head of Research at DataKind, about how most data projects need to begin with the preparation of the data itself and how critical this stage is for the overall success of the operation. He also defines data governance and addresses the challenge of tracking data sources.
Setting the scene: what is open data?
To kick off this podcast series, we invited Stefaan Verhulst, Director of the Data Program of the GovLab in New York City. In conversation with our host, he introduces the concept of open data and discusses the various waves that have transformed open data over time.