Data is the foundation of information and knowledge. Making data openly accessible and free to use can support governments, businesses and individuals to create new value that can benefit the society, economy, and environment.
A smart city uses innovation and technology to address urban challenges, improve the effectiveness of public services, make the city more liveable and sustainable. To achieve these, open data is an essential foundation.
Increasingly, researchers are expected to actively manage their research data throughout the life-cycle of scholarly interest. Learning research data management best practices has become essential, especially for early career researchers.