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Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Charalabidis, Y. (author), Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author)
Although a significant number of public organizations have embraced the idea of open data, many are still reluctant to do this. One root cause is that the publicizing of data represents a shift from a closed to an open system of governance, which has a significant impact upon the relationships between public agencies and the users of open data....
journal article 2012
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Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author), Jeffery, K.G. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
Public and private organizations increasingly release their data to gain benefits such as transparency and economic growth. The use of these open data can be supported and stimulated by providing considerable metadata (data about the data), including discovery, contextual and detailed metadata. In this paper we argue that metadata are key...
journal article 2012
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Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author), Helbig, N. (author), Gil-García, J.R. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
For decades good governance scholarship has focused attention on the importance of government openness [26], [34]. Since the 1960s, Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation has formed the backbone of institutional support for opening information and documents [76] and participatory processes [4], [79]. However, FOI represents a passive approach...
journal article 2014
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Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Davis, C.B. (author)
Open data ecosystems are expected to bring many advantages, such as stimulating citizen participation and innovation. However, scant attention has been given to what constitutes an open data ecosystem. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of essential elements of open data ecosystems for enabling easy publication and use of open...
journal article 2014
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Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Choenni, R. (author), Meijer, R.F. (author)
· Purpose: Governments create large amounts of data. However, the publication of open data is often cumbersome and there are no standard procedures and processes for opening data. This blocks the easy publication of government data. The purpose of this paper is to derive design principles for improving the open data publishing process of public...
journal article 2014
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Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author), Gascó, M. (author), Parycek, P. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
Literature and policy reports suggest that open data can be used as a tool to enhance transparency. However, several researchers have challenged the idea that the release of government data will result in increased transparency and the idea that transparency automatically leads to more trust in the government. Moreover, transparency may have...
journal article 2014
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