OPEN DATA : 2013| An iHub Research Project

"Understanding the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) "


iHub, as part of the Open Data Research Network, is assessing the intended long-term impact of open data technologies as information intermediaries and the extent to which they achieve the goals of increasing the consumption of open data and affect governance issues in Kenya. The study follows the post-implementation process of several Kenyan open data applications, including those created under the Code4Kenya program.

The main goals of this research is to answer the following questions:

The research uses a mixed methods approach and will be conducted between April 2013 and April 2014.

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Leonida Mutuku

Leonida Mutuku is a research manager at iHub Research. She is the lead on the new Data Science and Visualization Lab and Market Research at iHub Research. Leo is passionate about building capacity to work with data and to use data science for informed decision-making. An actuary by training, Leo has a background in conducting both academic and financial quantitative research. Leo has worked in various capacities at Family Bank and Barclays Bank and is experienced in research design, data analysis, and creative visualization of data. She works closely with tech start-ups, has profiled several upcoming and established entrepreneurs, and published academic papers. She also blogs occasionally

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Leonida Mutuku
iHub Research

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