Open government data (OGD) is
|“||Public Sector Information that has been made available to the public as Open Data.||”|
The two main elements of open government data are normally defined as
- Government data: is any data and information produced or commissioned by public bodies.
- Open data: are data that can be freely used, re-used and distributed by anyone, only subject to (at the most) the requirement that users attribute the data and that they make their work available to be shared as well.