The Smart Data Group is a cooperation of seven companies from The Netherlands, with complementary skills and expertise in the areas of Open, Linked, Big and Smart Data. They work together to realize data-driven, information intensive projects for customers. The employees of these companies are all senior consultants, architects, developers, project managers and trainers that have worked in projects for government institutions and commercial companies, also in various international settings. Their approach is flexible, result-driven and based upon best practices from the many years of experience that they have, covering the full lifecycle of activities from idea generation, to hackatons, un-conferences, proof of concepts, pilots, business case development, idea realization in projects, training, plus support and maintenance. They continuously monitor and evaluate new developments in information management and publication for future use within innovative projects for customers.