This group supports the activities addressed to the Nodes associated to the 22nd meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Oct 2015

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Results of the Nodes WP Group on Open Data and the Private Sector

Open data and the private sector

Results and follow-up


Priliminary results: 

2 year goals of the Purple Group (Promoting open data in the private sector)

A - Establish a clear definition of what is "the private sector"

  • Identify the levels at global, regional, national and local level
  • Many things to be clarified.... there are several interpretations of "the private sector"

B - Gather and analyse use cases

  • Of the private sector providing data
  • Of the private sector using open (GBIF) data

C - Map the problems identified around legal issues

  • Provide guidelines and best practices

D - Make the sharing of data part of your "Corporate social responsibility" 

  • Develop seals of approval, co-operate on green branding activities

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