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Code4Kenya Launch

Below the speech delivered by Jay Bhalla, Executive Director of The Open Institute Trust, during the Code4Kenya Launch Event held on the 24th of January 2013. A very good morning…

GotToVote! A way to bring Open Data to the ground

The Open Institute is really proud to have helped birth an exciting new viral web campaign that is driving Kenyans to register and go vote.The GotToVote! campaign is the latest…

Open Up 2012: Jay Bhalla succinctly tells the OI story

Sommet Open d’Afrique – Zanzibar October 6-9, 2012

Ce week-end, ténors de la scène mondiale Open Data participera au Sommet Open d'Afrique, un «Penser / Ne" répondant qui se tiendra à Zanzibar entre Octobre 6 - 9, pour…

Open Africa Summit – Beyond the Hype

This weekend, leading lights in the global Open Data scene will attend the Open Africa Summit, a "Think/Do" meeting to be held in Zanzibar between October 6 - 9, to help…

Thoughts from NDI Conference: Open Data & Elections

This past week I was invited by the National Democratic Institute team in Kenya to speak at a conference they organised in Nairobo to discuss the elections. They asked me to discuss…

The Power of Open: my reflections

I said yesterday that, I am likely to have more to say as part of the discussion started by Nathaniel Heller of Global Integrity Commons, wherein he wondered whether Open Data is a good idea…

Welcome to the Open Institute Website

It's a great pleasure to welcome you to the Open Institute Website. The Open Institute is a catalyst think-do tank of Domain Experts that provide technical and advisory services in…