Open standards for data : adoption, approaches and impact

Publié le 20 février 2018, par Thérèse Hameau

Open standards are important to our data infrastructure. To mark the launch of new research, researchers Edafe Onerhime and Rose Rees-Jones share their findings on how people approach developing standards and what they need, and the impact of open data standards.

In late 2017 the ODI launched a project, funded by Innovate UK, to make it quicker and easier for organisations to create open standards for data, and ensure that the standards they create achieve better adoption and wider impact.

Open standards are an important element of our local, national and global data infrastructure. Standards help us to publish and use data in ways that are consistent and easy to access. But standards can also help to change markets, create open ecosystems and implement policy objectives.


Since we’re keen to share what we have found so far, Rose and Edafe introduce themselves, their work and findings.


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