Open data census workshop @ OKCon 2013

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Open data census workshop @ OKCon 2013

  1. 1. WORKSHOP OPEN DATA CENSUS OPEN KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE, GENEVA 2013 PRESENTED BY TON ZIJLSTRA & CHRISTIAN VILLUM
  2. 2. Connecting virtually Google Hangout: http://bit.ly/census-workshop-hangout
  3. 3. Program Discussions & hands-on data exploring 1. Introduction and discussions (45-60 mins) 2. A: Continue discussions (up to 90 mins) B: Explore data and submit to the Census (up to 90 mins) 3. Wrapping up (30 mins)
  4. 4. Introduction Getting familiar with you and with the Open Data Census Who is here? Who is on-line?
  5. 5. Assessing the state of open government data
  6. 6. ● Citizen based ● Country Editor community ● Based on local expertise
  7. 7. ● Scoring system ● 10 categories (expanding) ● New submission system
  8. 8. ● The 2013 Autumn push ● Reliable data ● Tool for conversation
  9. 9. Discussions Visions and ideas for creating a better tool ● How is the Census a tool for you & your goals? How could it be? ● Are these the data sets that matter? Connected to your goals? ● What functionality would improve it?
  10. 10. A: Work on the Census Let’s get our hands dirty and explore open data! B: Continue discussions Visions and ideas for creating a better tool
  11. 11. Work on the Census ● Research your own country’s data and bring them up to date (by speadsheets + later submitting) ● Work on other countries (if you have relation, speak the same language) + find potential new Country Editors in your network ● Reach out to possible new country editors in ‘uncovered countries’ ● In the end of this session - submit your findings!
  12. 12. Work on the Census Instructions: http://bit.ly/census-instructions Work sheets: http://bit.ly/census-sheet
  13. 13. Work on the Census Submit your findings: http://new.census.okfn.org/ If you find a bug in the new system, then please submit a Github ticket: https://github.com/okfn/opendatacensus/issues (press the green ‘New issue’ button) Or, alternatively, send email to: christian.villum@okfn. org
  14. 14. Wrapping up What ideas came up today? What work did we do? How should we move forward?

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