How many times have we found ourselves talking about how public money is spent? How many times have we complained about the lack of transparency of public administration? How many times have we heard that the data are available on the Internet?
Finally, these are being addressed in part through an online tool called OpenCoesione, a government open data web portal. Developed in 2012 by the Italian Department of Development and Economic Cohesion dedicated to sharing financial data regarding European Union-funded projects in Italy, the portal is another proof of the country's march towards transparency using IT.