The Yaoundé Open Data Day was excellent and bout 5000 people took part in this event. It was highly welcomed by all students in the various faculties because of the excellent presentation of the host and almost the entire city of Yaoundé is aware of this remarkable event
This week read White House reports on Big Data challenges, and look at the rise of open data in China and how emerging markets are using it to create new businesses. There is also a brief analysis of the possibilities for Sharing Data for social impact.
This week learn about ways Big Data is being used by nonprofits to help cities and read the World Economic Forum's take on Big Data. Also check out new nonprofit data APIs, the Open Aid Map and Big Data Week.
This week learn about new nonprofit data initiatives, PoweredbyData, Foundant Connect and Open hGrant. The opportunities of data analysis for the sector is also discussed along with data projects that the Sloan Foundation is supporting.
In this issue the learn about the value of "thick data" vs "thin data" and the US government's "Lean Start Up Philosophy". The Foundation Center and OECD team up to make funding data available and 4 open data roles for government are highlighted while the US Senate approves the DATA Act.
This week learn about relationship science, the upcoming open data fund and views on how knowledge security could help the big data revolution. There is also news about collaboration for the modernisation on MySQL and insight on how data visualisation could better articulate performance.