In support of our thrust to promote the use and reuse of data, the Task Force recently partnered with the University of the Philippines’ National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) to organize a two-day Open Data Boot Camp.
Agencies play a crucial role in the work of opening up government data. It is their support and active participation that has allowed for the continued expansion of the Open Data portal, which currently hosts a total of 1,237 data files.
The Open Data Task Force and Step Up Consulting Services again worked together to organize the Open Data Stocktake Workshop.
The Task Force participated in two workshops under the Enhancing Citizen Engagement with Open Government Data (EnCitE-OGD) project, an initiative of Step Up Consulting Services funded by the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Open Data Working Group.
The Open Data Task Force, represented by Outreach Lead Ivygail Ong, recently participated in the Regional Open Data Agenda-Setting Workshop, held last February 4-6, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Open Data Task Force recently helped organize #HackTarlac2015, a project of the Provincial Government of Tarlac in partnership with the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) and Microsoft Philippines.
The Open Data Task Force partnered with the PH-EITI Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) and Secretariat to facilitate the disclosure of information.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM)—in partnership with the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP), USAID FPI-DAI, and INCITEGov—conducted a series of regional forums aimed at actively engaging local groups in a discussion on transparency.