While all stated deliverables for this commitment are on track to be completed by June 2016, the full set of commitments will only be delivered over the course of the ODX’s initial three year work plan, ending in March 2018.
Establish an open data institute to support collaboration with the private sector, civil society, academia, and other levels of government to promote the commercialization of open data.
1. Establish the Open Data Exchange (ODX) as a national marketplace for open data to undertake the following:
Supports the principles of civic participation and increasing access to new technologies for openness and accountability. Activities are targeted at helping address the OGP Grand Challenge of improving public services by promoting collaboration among various sectors to demonstrate and catalyze the effective use of open data to meet socio-economic objectives.
Creates a platform and toolsets to help the private sector use government data to launch new products and create new companies to spur economic growth and create new jobs.