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Project: Literature review of Government API Best Practices

Written by Mark Boyd
Updated at Sat Aug 14 2021
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A comprehensive literature review of best practices relevant to Government API activities

Client:  European Commission's Joint Research Centre

Timeline: 6 months (June - December 2019)

Tools used: Google Sheets, Google Docs, Zotero, Microsoft Excel, Data Miner Chrome Extension


  • Literature review of 343 best practice documents
  • Used to inform workshop activities held with over 60 government stakeholders
  • Analysis of findings used to support creation of evidence-based API Framework for governments
  • Creation of open dataset collating the best practice documents:


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Mark Boyd

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