Terrassa's Open Data portal was born with the aim of any citizen or company should be able to analyze, reuse and redistribute data, creating new value added services and thus allowing the public administration deepen concepts like transparency towards citizens (open government) and promoting wealth creation through intelligent resource management (intelligent government).
Make the data available to the society makes any person, company or organization able to build upon them a new idea to generate new data, knowledge or creating new services to report economic benefits and/or social. The terms Open Data and RISP (Reuse of Public Sector Information) are closely related.
Terrassa’s Open Data portal, based on CKAN (Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network), was created following the best recommendations for an Open Data portal:
By following these recommendations the city wants to promote access to municipal government data and fostering the development of creative tools to engage and serve citizens.