https://blog.okfn.org/2017/02/24/announcing-the-2017-international-open-data-day-mini-grant-winners/ Follow the link above to view the original post on the OKI website This blog was co-written by Franka Vaughan and Mor Rubinstein, OKI Network team. This is the third year of the Open Knowledge International Open Data Day mini-grants scheme, our best one yet! Building on last year’s lessons from the scheme, and … Continue reading Open Switch Africa wins Open Knowledge International grant.
Open Data Day event in Lagos was about holding a workshop to teach participants about how to use open data tools and its advantages. Held at the Tetfund Hall, Lagos state University on 25th April, 2017, the event included presentations on open data resources; workshop on how to use them (Kayode Yussuf, Creative commons Nigeria, … Continue reading Open Switch Africa launches an Open data community in the Lagos State University campus.
We had a wonderful time as we gathered students, researchers, early career professionals and faculty to learn more about the future in open access at OpenCon 2016 Lagos. We have always believed in a world where there is equal access for everyone to intellectual works and that the removal of paywalls on research data and … Continue reading OpenCon 2016 Lagos
Big data is a term used to describe data-sets so large or complex such that the traditional data processing applications are inadequate to store them accurately. Challenges in storage include analysis, capture, search, sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, and information privacy. The process often include use of predictive analytics or other certain advanced methods to extract … Continue reading Open Data- building businesses through Big Data