Together with the City of Ghent , the Mobility Company of Ghent is evolving torwards open data and wants to open up more of their available data. There was already been a datatalk around the opening up of parking data, the possibilities of this data and about the expectations of numerous developers and users of [...]
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Last weekend was the eGov mobility hackathon Wallonia at the co-working Namur workspace hosted by our Open Belgium ambassadors Philippe and Jean-Yves. eGov Hackathon Wallonia, is not a one time event, but a series of thematic hackathons. This hackathon was about Mobility, the next one will be around energy (more about that one TBA). The [...]
After a long and intense few days at FutureEverything, the winners of the Apps for Europe International Business Lounge 2014 were finally announced on Tuesday evening at an awards ceremony organised by TechHub Manchester. This event was the culmination of the first year of the Apps for Europe project; the 10 finalists, selected either online [...]
We’re proud to see that Apps for Ghent made it to its fourth edition. This year was marked by using environmental and health data, prefixed by a nice addition of green datasets to the Ghent dataportal. With this blogpost we try to summarise this event. Last saturday, in the AC Portus building in Ghent, six [...]