How to promote open data in government through peer learning

Open data's potential for improved policymaking, and social, economic and environmental benefits are becoming clearer across sectors globally, according to Anna Scott, writer and editor at the Open Data Institute in this guest column.

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About the author

  • Anna Scott

    Anna Scott is a journalist and editor specializing in human rights, open data and global development. She is writer/editor at the Open Data Institute and was previously a journalist at the Guardian, where she wrote and commissioned pieces on broad global development-related issues, from international aid transparency to global health. Anna also helped set up the Europe office at the Center for Global Development, where she handled policy outreach and produced the podcast Development Drums.