Good Quality Open Data

Good Quality Open Data

Working with open data? Want to make build apps? Understand what’s going on? Tell the story of your work? You need good quality open data.

Open data has long focused on quantity over quality, but what is good quality open data? And how do you make it, share it and use it?

This living page shares simple lessons for publishers sharing open data and data users working with open data.

Tip 1: Make data not reports

Tip 2: Be consistent

Tip 3: Have an open license

Tip 4: Do not fear blanks!

Tip 5: Make it easy to get hold of

Tip 6: Make it play well with other data

Tip 7: Have a good open data policy