Benjamin Seibel

Head of Ideation & Prototyping Lab

Technologiestiftung Berlin, Germany

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Seeing like a state: lessons from building an Open Data support team

In May 2018 Technologiestiftung Berlin won a government grant to launch ODIS, offering support to Berlin’s authorities in releasing quality datasets to the public.

They started with the hypothesis that the main obstacle for progress in Open Data was a lack of digital expertise in government. This turned out to be wrong, just the first in a series of changing preconceptions.