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Benefits, Adoption Barriers and Myths of Open Data and Open Government
TLDR
The results suggest that a conceptually simplistic view is often adopted with regard to open data, which automatically correlates the publicizing of data with use and benefits, and five "myths" concerning open data are presented.
Challenges and obstacles in sharing and coordinating information during multi-agency disaster response: Propositions from field exercises
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It is found that relief workers are often more concerned with receiving information from others than with providing information to others who may benefit, and incentives for sharing information, understanding each other’s work-processes and the usability of information systems have shown positive effects on information sharing and coordination.
Socio-technical Impediments of Open Data
TLDR
An analysis of 118 impediments shows that open data policies provide scant attention to the user perspective, whereas users are the ones generating value from open data.
Innovation with open data: Essential elements of open data ecosystems
TLDR
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of essential elements of open data ecosystems for enabling easy publication and use ofopen data.
Challenges for adopting cloud-based software as a service (saas) in the public sector
TLDR
It was found that SaaS could provide many benefits which are related to the outsourcing of the local control, installation and development of software which could result in potential cost-savings and better cost control.
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