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25.10.2016

Monitoring and engaging with democratic processes

Monitoring and engaging with democratic processes Parliamentary monitoring tools were some of the first tech solutions developed for governmental transparency efforts. They allow the public to check the details on every Member of Parliament (MP) – their background, affiliations, voting record. They present how bills are processed: from an idea, through commissions, consultations and hearings […]

25.10.2016

Technology for (investigative) journalism

Technology for (investigative) journalism Journalism is based on gathering evidence. Evidence is data. No matter if it is public data, official statements, off the record talks or plain rumors, this data has to be stored, linked, analyzed, filtered and eventually visualized to create the groundwork for the stories. This is even more so the case […]

25.10.2016

Data standard for public procurement

Data standard for public procurement – Open Contracting New to data standards? Please read these introductions. About Open Contracting Data Standard The Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) was created “to provide shareable, reusable, machine-readable open data on public contracting across the entire cycle of public procurement.” Publishing contracting data benefits governments, businesses and society as […]

24.10.2016

Data standard for budgets – Fiscal Data Package

Data standard for budgets – Fiscal Data Package New to data standards? Please read these introductions. About Fiscal Data Package “Fiscal Data Package is an open specification for quantitative fiscal data, especially data generated during the planning and execution of budgets. It supports both data on expenditures and revenues, and also supports publishing both highly […]

24.10.2016

Data standard for democratic organizations – Popolo

Data standard for democratic organizations – Popolo New to data standards? Please read these introductions. About Popolo Popolo is a data standard used to monitor democratic organizations and their  decision-making processes. It models organizations’ assemblies, elected representatives as well as other employees, debates and processes such as voting or filing of motions. It does not […]

24.10.2016

Data standards: What are they and why do they matter? The Analysis

Data standards: What are they and why do they matter? The Analysis With a great pleasure we’re introducing an analysis of what data standards are and what they mean in practice.  You can read the report on the transparencee.org website where we divided it into 2 parts: The Introduction and The Analysis. This report is a […]

24.10.2016

Tech Tools for Transparency and Accountability – the CEE Region Landscape

Tech Tools for Transparency and Accountability – the CEE Region Landscape You can download this analysis in PDF: Technology for Transparency in CEE incl Best Practices. You can use this publication under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. The data of this research can be found and search through on the website of the project: […]

23.10.2016

TICTeC in Barcelona

TICTeC 2016 gathered over 150 people from around the globe, all of them practitioners and researchers in the area of civic tech innovation. Krzysztof Madejski and Anna Kuliberda – had a chance to represent the TransparenCEE project and share our approach to the watchdogs capacity building in the area of working with data. It was […]

23.10.2016

Grantmakers East Forum

‘Philanthropic response to refugee challenges: from emergency to policy’ 30 November – 2 December 2016, Hamburg, Germany We are delighted to invite you to the 21st annual Grantmakers East Forum (GEF) from 30 November to 2 December in Hamburg, Germany. The conference will be dedicated to the refugee crisis to find out how funders across Europe and […]

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