OpenData:
Why information sharing important
to the future of Government



       twitter.com/JaduCMS
@SurajKika
  #CEO
“Government data is being put online to
increase accountability, contribute
valuable information about the world,
and to e...
Sharing Information
Repurposing Information
http://www.w3.org/TR/gov-data/
Open Data gives real
power to the people.
www.w3.org/DesignIssues/GovData.html
Web 1.0:
The Document Web
Content is everything.
Web 2.0:
The Social Web
“...an embryo of the Web to come...”
“The Web will be understood not as
screenfuls of text and graphics but as a
transport mechanism, the ether through
which i...
...It will appear on your computer screen,
on your TV set on your car dashboard, on
your cell phone, hand-held games
machi...
Huge shift from mass
media to personal media
Over 1600%
Growth in 2009
CEO/CIO: “Social Media is
Irrelevant to our business”

-They may have missed the point!
104 Million users in 2009
Service Oriented Architecture
websites like Twitter are a first step
to sharing data

Create an API for your content.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAb7hSCtvGw
The point is the evolution.
Social media has changed the way
the web is being used.

APIs now rule the web.
Web 3.0:
The Web of Data
You ALREADY
have the data.
The first step is understanding
the modern Internet.

It’s essential Senior Management
understand the evolution of the
Int...
You ALREADY
have the data.
All you have to
do is:
Publish it.
“Sometimes it is
    better just to do it.”
Tim Berners-Lee
How Can I Make My Data Open?
1. Make your data publicly available!

2.   Apply a suitable open data license.

     See - o...
www.w3.org/DesignIssues/GovData.html
The future is
happening now.
We‘re all
learning.
twitter.com/jaducms

twitter.com/surajkika

  www.jadu.co.uk
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
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OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
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OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
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OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government
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Suraj Kika, CEO of Jadu opened the Scottish Web Teams Forum held in Edinburgh in May 2010 with an introduction to OpenData and the Semantic Web.

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  1. 1. OpenData: Why information sharing important to the future of Government twitter.com/JaduCMS
  2. 2. @SurajKika #CEO
  3. 3. “Government data is being put online to increase accountability, contribute valuable information about the world, and to enable government, the country, and the world to function more efficiently.” Tim Berners-Lee
  4. 4. Sharing Information
  5. 5. Repurposing Information
  6. 6. http://www.w3.org/TR/gov-data/
  7. 7. Open Data gives real power to the people.
  8. 8. www.w3.org/DesignIssues/GovData.html
  9. 9. Web 1.0: The Document Web
  10. 10. Content is everything.
  11. 11. Web 2.0: The Social Web
  12. 12. “...an embryo of the Web to come...”
  13. 13. “The Web will be understood not as screenfuls of text and graphics but as a transport mechanism, the ether through which interactivity happens...
  14. 14. ...It will appear on your computer screen, on your TV set on your car dashboard, on your cell phone, hand-held games machines and maybe even your microwave.” Darcy DiNucci
  15. 15. Huge shift from mass media to personal media
  16. 16. Over 1600% Growth in 2009
  17. 17. CEO/CIO: “Social Media is Irrelevant to our business” -They may have missed the point!
  18. 18. 104 Million users in 2009
  19. 19. Service Oriented Architecture websites like Twitter are a first step to sharing data Create an API for your content.
  20. 20. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAb7hSCtvGw
  21. 21. The point is the evolution.
  22. 22. Social media has changed the way the web is being used. APIs now rule the web.
  23. 23. Web 3.0: The Web of Data
  24. 24. You ALREADY have the data.
  25. 25. The first step is understanding the modern Internet. It’s essential Senior Management understand the evolution of the Internet.
  26. 26. You ALREADY have the data.
  27. 27. All you have to do is: Publish it.
  28. 28. “Sometimes it is better just to do it.” Tim Berners-Lee
  29. 29. How Can I Make My Data Open? 1. Make your data publicly available! 2. Apply a suitable open data license. See - opendatacommons.org - creativecommons.org
  30. 30. www.w3.org/DesignIssues/GovData.html
  31. 31. The future is happening now.
  32. 32. We‘re all learning.
  33. 33. twitter.com/jaducms twitter.com/surajkika www.jadu.co.uk
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