Empowering people and organizations to share and use data more effectively
Microsoft is launching an Open Data Campaign to help close the looming ‘data divide’ and help organizations of all sizes to realize the benefits of data and the new technologies it powers. We believe everyone can benefit from opening, sharing, and collaborating around data to make better decisions, improve efficiency, and even help tackle some of the world’s most pressing societal challenges.
Microsoft On the Issues Blog
Additional Microsoft On the Issues articles
Explainer: The Open Data Opportunity
Tools and Capabilities
Data Use Agreements
Backgrounder & FAQ
Open Use of Data Agreement (O-UDA)
Computational Use of Data Agreement (C-UDA)
Data Use Agreement for Open AI Model Development (DUA-OAI)
Data Use Agreement for Data Commons (DUA-DC)
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Open Data Policy Lab
The Open Data Policy Lab works to support government decision-makers at the local, state, and national levels to accelerate the responsible sharing of data by lowering existing barriers and building a center of expertise that will be available to all stakeholders involved in democratizing access to data.
Differential privacy introduces statistical noise – slight alterations – to mask datasets and protect the privacy of individuals.
Azure Open Datasets
A curated collection of publicly available datasets that are ready to use in machine learning workflows and easy to access from Azure services.
Examples of data sharing today
The Climate Finance Foundation is an initiative to empower the investment community to better address climate risk and opportunity using open source analytics and open data.
The Cascadia Data Discovery Initiative aims to establish the Cascadia region as the global leader in biomedical data science, focusing on collaboration, data sharing, and data-driven research
Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft expand partnership to decode COVID-19 immune response and provide open data access.
Find links to resources that support open data and data sharing.