How the open data movement could benefit from using a marketing approach

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

One of the biggest barriers to the growth of the open data movement in my opinion is that nearly every open data related meeting/event is still comprised primarily of data geeks and app developers. Further still, what about the rainwater harvesting suppliers here in Canada, why aren’t they creating similar apps with these free datasets? Positioning: Using free government open data can save your business valuable time and money.

The Oldest Profession in Fundraising

The Agitator

On Friday we’ll wrap up the week with some insights on two major “barriers to growth.”. 1) They charged lots of money; and 2) they personally delivered their copy and read it out loud to the client.