Citizens in Nigeria participate in a readiness assessment exercise to identify high-priority datasets Around the world, governments, entrepreneurs and established businesses are seeing the economic growth potential of using Open Data – data from government and other sources that can be downloaded, used and reused without charge. As a public resource, Open Data can help launch new private-sector ventures and help existing businesses create new products and services and optimize their operations
Sourced through Scoop.it from: blogs.worldbank.org
By Laura Manley. Trends, Interest and Challenges of Open Data.