We work with policymakers, professionals, and academics
to leverage open data that can inform policies,
generate cost-savings, and improve communities.

 

 

GET PERSONAL CONSULTATION 

Open Data Nation provides the advice you need to find open data and generate insights, including data visualizations and statistics, that add value to your work.

 
 


Open Data Office Hours, held daily, offer one-on-one consultation for those seeking available
open data who want to apply concepts of data science and analytics to their work. Book now.

 

 

HOST TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS

Open Data Nation introduces the benefits of open data and trains employees who use data to share, which results in a culture of transparency and an ecosystem for new collaborations.

Our "Speed Data-ing" event, developed for a multinational non-governmental organization, clarifies how to publish data publicly & sparks conversations across silos. Download a description.

 

 
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DEVELOP PRESS-WORTHY
DATA STORIES

Open Data Nation hosts events and publicizes stories of open data being put to good use, which sparks engagement, generates awareness, and improves decision making.

With the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, we created a public competition and communications strategy that increased views by +1900%, crowdsourced eight novel products including web applications and visualizations, and generated positive press from the Boston Globe, Boston.com, & BostInno, amongst others. Read a case study.

 

 

EVALUATE OPEN DATA & FIND INSIGHTS

Open Data Nation data scientists evaluate and report on how open data can be put to good use to inform policies, generate cost-savings, and improve communities. 

Our data scientists worked with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to evaluate living wage open data and write policy memorandum used to set wages at US Ikea stores.
Read more coverage

 
 

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