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Strong evidence on the long-term impact of open data is scarce, so we're developing a body of research to better evaluate the impact of digital transparency initiatives.
The civic tech field has expanded so widely in recent years, it’s hard to think of a major city or an area of civic life that these technologies don’t touch. In this dynamic environment, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has been a field leader, investing over $25 million since 2010 in projects […]
Variations in usage of civic tech across four core countries (US, UK, Kenya and South Africa) and the attitudes of users towards the platforms they are using.