Case Studies

For over a decade we have been investing experience in technology, training, policy, and research, to pioneer openness in new areas.

Facilitating data validation and reuse with Goodtables

eLife case study

We worked with eLife to set up measures to assess data quality, so that the value of shared data can be better understood by the research community.

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Versatile visualisation of open budget data

International Budget Partnership case study

We worked with IBP to build an interactive Data Explorer that allows users to visualise and interact with the data from current and previous surveys.

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Creating an open data publication toolkit

Open Data Institute case study

Details how anyone interested in publishing data can use the Frictionless Data software to improve the quality of their datasets.

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Core services

We can talk through and develop appropriate solutions for getting the most out of your data - here are some of the services at the heart of what we do.

software, and support

We can build and help you work with tools to achieve a range of objectives, from removing pain points from a workflow, to increasing impact, to presenting findings in an engaging way.


Whether you are getting up and running with a data portal, or implementing your open data strategy, our bespoke and off the shelf training programmes will enable you and your team with the skills required.


We help people solve the technical, social and legal challenges of opening up data. We can work with you to understand your needs and opportunities for open data, develop open data strategies, and establish best practices.

Research and policy

We offer research and analysis services to address the social, legal, and technical challenges of open data; and we love to explore new areas of open in depth, from conducting surveys to writing reports developing principles and defining standards.

Network and communications

With extensive experience building and nurturing open data communities the world over, we can develop outreach channels and activities suitable for your project.

Data wrangling and analysis

Our analysis services allow you to make the most of the data you have within your organisation. We will organise and analyse your data to ensure that it is generating useful insight.

Why Open Knowledge Foundation?

OKF has extensive experience and expertise related to legal, technological and community aspects of open data and have provided consultancy, research, community management and technology solutions for a wide range of international clients. A solid track record puts OKF at the forefront in developing core data infrastructure tools and formulating and tracking global principles and best practices of open data, conducting policy analysis, as well as building communities that use open data to address societal challenges.

We work with a range of international organisations and governments around the world.

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