Open data is free, publicly available data that anyone can access and use, without restrictions.
Open data can be used by businesses, nonprofits, governments and citizens to launch new initiatives and ventures, analyze trends, make data-driven decisions, and solve complex problems in all sectors of the economy.
Demand-driven open data means providing data to meet the needs of users.
The Center for Open Data Enterprise is an independent nonprofit organization that develops smarter open data strategies for governments, businesses, and other nonprofits by focusing on data users.
Our Open Data Roundtables in the U.S. and abroad help government agencies identify high-value datasets, find solutions to data problems, and establish new collaborations.Learn more ›
Our reports, white papers and policy notes provide insights, best practices and recommendations on utilizing and investing in open data for social good and economic growth.Learn more ›
Our tools and trainings help advance the use of open data in the U.S. and globally. They provide practical open data skills and deeper dives in specific sectors.Learn more ›
The Center for Open Data Enterprise was founded by an expert team that has led pioneering work in the field, both domestically and abroad.LEARN MORE