We launched our global node network last year – at our annual summit in October - and we now have 20 nodes in 14 different countries.
Just launched one in Amsterdam with the City Council on Open Data Day
As our founder – Sir Tim Berners-Lee – said at the Olympics:
“This is for everyone”
McKinsey believes Open Data will bring $3 TRILLION of economic benefits
ODI has been formed at a unique period in time:
We have huge commitment to open up data from UK Government under both Gordon Brown and now David Cameron The G8 have commitments in the open data charter Business world starting to see open data as an enabler.
We were created, with seed funding from the UK government, to answer to the so what question on open data – “What is the impact”.
We have held ourselves to creating 1 of these a quarter and dedicate a lot of time to getting them picked up in the mainstream.
20 nodes in 14 countries