Digital Transformation Agency sponsors hackathon to unlock potential benefits of open data in Australia | OpenGovAsia

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"Open data holds a potential wealth of information. A recent research suggested that making data publicly available for re-use could generate up to A$ 25 billion each year. GovHack 2018 can help find possible uses for it, eventually discovering its potential value. Teams of developers, coders, designers, analysts and others will participate in the GovHack 2018 event. In the open data hackathon, the teams will be using open data to develop solutions and services that are aimed at benefiting the broader community. According to the report released by the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), the DTA will be the lead national agency sponsor of GovHack 2018, which will be supporting the innovative use of open data and helping to unlock its potential value...."


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Tags: oa.australia oa.hackathons oa.economic_impact oa.psi oa.government oa.awareness oa.advocacy oa.new_zealand

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08/04/2018, 12:34

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08/04/2018, 08:35