Open government data can play an essential role in data-driven innovation, but also create substantial cost-savings by replacing existing system integrations and manual extraction from registers. RISE has solid experiences from open data and has a particular focus on scaling up open data, both regarding publication and reuse.
For open data to realise such promises, it is necessary to design platforms, processes, and data formats so that the open data can scale beyond the publishing organisation. Such scaling can occur across multiple organisations, domains, countries, and nascent digital ecosystems. Also, it is essential to work proactively towards developers and other users of organizational data, to understand how the data create value, and how to increase this value creation further. At RISE we have been working with open data since 2010 with initiatives such as: