Data Literacy

An understanding of data and its potential is needed to make effective use of it. Our goal is to create a society in which citizens can take a dataset, understand its significance for social change, and know how to use it to effect change.

Looking for our data training courses?

As part of our open intake, we've concluded our training in Johannesburg. Hear what participants had to say about their experience of learning how to begin telling stories with data.

TrainUp

Dates confirmed for Introduction to Data Storytelling in Durban & Applications close today for Johannesburg Intake!

TrainUp

As we wrap up our work in corporate, we decided to reflect on a few of the lessons learnt along the way.

TRACE

As part of OpenUp's Transparent Corporates project, we've got some tips on how to investigate private entities using open data.

TRACE

OpenUp's short training courses teach Learners the value and impact numbers have, once contextualised in the situations that affect our daily living

TrainUp

OpenUp re-structures short course training offering

TrainUp

How does the Corporate Tax Income rate affects the average taxpayer and what are the ways in which we can start to curb tax evasion?

TRACE

In this next article we look at beneficial ownership and the need for global improved transparency, as well as a registry here in South Africa.

TRACE

Unpacking the joy of doing live customer support at OpenUp

For Open Data Day 2017, we asked the OpenUp staff to weigh in on why Open Data is important and what it means to them.

What is tax evasion and what does it actually mean to call somewhere a tax haven?

TRACE

The state of transparency within company ownership and how the law facilitates access to this type of information.

TRACE

They say that love knows no age. Does the data agree? Have a look at a weird cross-section of our society as seen through the 2012 civil marriages dataset.