Why Everyone Needs an Open Data StrategyPresentation Transcript
Why Everyone Needs an Open Data Strategy
Jeni Tennison – @JeniT – Technical Director, ODI
Web 25 logo from W3C and World Wide Web Foundation.
"…early adopters of the World Wide Web were
primarily university-based scientific departments
or physics laboratories…"
"By 1996 it became obvious to most publicly
traded companies that a public Web presence
was no longer optional."
What open data will you
• Government open data
• demographic statistics
• geographic data
• domain-specific data
• From community sources eg
• From suppliers / partners
How will you sustain its supply?
Strategic engagement with publishers
Tell them the data is useful and how you use it
Tell them what else would be useful
Support the publication
• contribute effort / data back
How can openness
enhance your brand?
• People value openness
• even if they don't look
• Provide transparency
• internal organisation
• CSR activities
• supply chains
• Invite comparisons on your terms
Where do you need
• New ways to look at problems
• that you could reuse
• New tools for your customers
• that enhance your product
• that you could buy
• New energy for your organisation
• New potential hires