What we believe.
The barriers that divide data and people are artifacts from a less connected era. Finding the data you’re looking for should be easy. Discovering data you didn’t know existed should be exciting. Preparing data should be painless and quick. Collaborating and sharing should be seamless, secure, and social. Combining open data with closed data should be safe and productive.
To dismantle any of these antiquated barriers would be a major step forward for people who work with data. To dismantle them all at once—and to connect the data and people they once divided—would launch the world into a new age of progress and enlightenment. Societally, technologically, and economically, now is the right time for this effort.Learn more