Open Data – for Fun and Profit

Open Data – for Fun and Profit

„Just as the supply of basic physical infrastructure is essential to the traditional economy, so the supply of basic information ‚infrastructure‘ is essential to the ‚information‘ economy.“
→ Rufus Pollock, 2008: The Economics of Public Sector Information.

„Enabling Business Model Innovation with basic data infrastructures.“
→ Hannes Gassert, 2015: Open Data Business Model Generation.

„An actual request for data is a door opener. Without it, 
 we have no proof of a need.“
→ an exemplary feedback from Swiss public administration


Andreas Amsler

October 26, 2016