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Video: Open data’s real value

Beth_NoveckBeth Noveck, director of the Governance Lab at New York University, discusses how citizens and communities can use open data as a powerful, collaborative tool to influence policymaking.

Noveck, the former US deputy chief technology officer, says open data is important as a way to hold governments accountable, but it’s even more important to use data to drive better policy decisions and become a problem-solving tool for citizens and governments.