The Government has released use cases collected as part of a study into the new and innovate ways Australian organisations are using open government data.
11 August 2015
The study targets companies and non-profit organisations that use open government data to generate new business, develop new products and services, improve business operations or create social value.
Small businesses made up the majority of participants (79 percent) primarily from data and technology, research and consulting, and geospatial and mapping companies.
Most companies are using data to:
The survey shows companies are using multiple datasets:
And provides insight into what data is being used:
The Open Data 500 Australia will remain open to continue to build the catalogue of open data use cases. Any organisation currently using open government data is encouraged to participate in the study at: http://www.opendata500.com/au/submitCompany/