Open Ag Data Alliance: How Open Standards Fuel the Future of Farming

Posted on July 30th, 2014

  Agriculture is one of a growing number of industries leveraging open standards to create APIs that help farmers more effectively gather, analyze and share data.  Modern production agriculture methodologies have the ability to increase crop yields and reduce environmental impacts.  However today, it is common for farmers to become inundated by the sheer amount […]

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ISOC’s Global Internet Report Highlights Benefits and Challenges of an Open Internet Today

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

The Internet Society (ISOC), an Affirming Partner of the OpenStand Principles, recently released the first in a series of Global Internet Reports. The Reports are designed to showcase current topics that stand at core of ISOC’s work regarding the future of a diverse, multi-stakeholder Internet community. The first Global Internet Report, “Open and Sustainable Access for All,” champions the […]

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Nepali Organizations Come Together to Discuss Open Standards

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Image: OKFN:Local Nepal Open Knowledge Foundation Nepal, the Central Department of Library Science and FOSS Nepal Community organized a workshop in April 2014 to discuss open standards in support of Document Freedom Day. One of the goals of the workshop was to garner participation of diverse organizations and stakeholders with an interest and passion in […]

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OKFestival 2014: Collaboration, Increased Access to Open Information and Standards

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

Global, open access to information and technologies have the power to transform governments, collaboration, innovation and enable dialogue on key social, political and economic issues. As the open community continues to grow and work towards transparency and universal access to information, data and technology applications, the Open Knowledge Foundation is hosting the OKFestival 2014 in […]

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