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.
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)
Send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 makes it possible to extract useful insights from datasets, while safeguarding 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 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.
LinkedIn and the World Bank partnered to build a digital dashboard that visualizes the company’s labor market data for over 100 World Bank member countries
Answer ALS is the single largest collaborative ALS research project working to build a comprehensive collection of data on people living with the disease in an effort to help researchers discover a cure
Find links to resources that support open data and data sharing.