What are the 5 principles of joined-up data?

Paloma Recuero  7 July, 2017


The definition and principles of ‘open data’ are quite clear and simple but the principles of joined-up data are less clear. Can you enunciate five principles of joined-up data that could serve as a practical guide for others?”

The Joined-Up Data Standards (JUDS) project  ennunciated this 5 principles in terms of concrete guidance when it comes to a commonly recognised list of principles for interoperability – the ability to access and process data from multiple sources without losing meaning, and integrate them for mapping, visualisation, and other forms of analysis – at a global level.

Figure 2: The 5 Principles of joined-up data infographic (self production)
Figure 2: The 5 Principles of joined-up data infographic (self production)

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