Oddc breakfast presentation (1)

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Findings of the study on Kenya Open Data protal from the Open Data in Developing Countries Research Project from IHub Kenya

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Oddc breakfast presentation (1)

  1. 1. Exploratory Study on the Role and Impact of Kenyan Open Data Technology Intermediaries Leo Mutuku 30th April, 2013
  2. 2. iHub assessed the intended long-term impact of open data technologies as information intermediaries. Open Data in Developing Countries
  3. 3. How intermediary open data applications: 1.  affect the awareness of the availability and potential value of open data among citizens; 2.  Are deployed to increase consumption and use of data; 3.  Impact citizens and improve governance. Objectives
  4. 4. Methodology Mixed methodology –qualitative; quantitative; experimental •  Literature review •  A baseline survey •  Dashboard data •  In-depth interviews •  User experience research.
  5. 5. Emerging Findings (i) 62% Citizens do access and use government data but know little about KODI and Open Data Applications.     Percentage of citizens seeking government data
  6. 6. Emerging Findings (i) Media most popular source of government information
  7. 7. Emerging Findings (i) Only 10% of all respondents had heard of open data before with 7% having heard of the Kenya Open Data Initiative and portal.
  8. 8. Emerging Findings (ii) Low quality of the available data hindering its usage and value. -  Information relevance -  Outdated information -  Lack of readily usable dataset
  9. 9. Emerging Findings (ii) Well-designed and implemented technology intermediaries enhance access and usability of open data
  10. 10. Determinants of Open Data Platforms/ Applications legalsocial political
  11. 11. www.research.ihub.co.ke http://www.ihub.co.ke/ihubresearch/opendata/

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