Improving Government through Open Data and Open Engagement
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  • Improving Government throughOpen Data and Open EngagementAndrew StottUK Transparency Boardformerly Director, @dirdigengSkopje, Macedonia andrew.stott@dirdigeng.com21 Mar 2012 0.91
  • Open Data 2
  • Typical Policy Drivers for Open Data Transparent GovernmentTriple Objectives Improve public services Economic growth and social value 3
  • Open Data for Economic Growth 4
  • Core Reference Data for the Economy 5
  • Cleansing and organising data Business Intelligence from item-level purchasing data 6
  • Enabling others to mine data to improvepublic outcomes  Prescription data  Patient outcome data  Longitudinal health records  Pupil-level education records 7
  • Operational efficiency/optimisationReal time info on road delays and roadworks allowslogistics efficiency 8
  • Data Broking Customer-focused reliable high-volume serving of data and APIs 9
  • Economic Value of Open Data Open Gov Data in EU would increase business activity by up to €40 Bn/year Direct & indirect benefits up to €200 Bn/year (1.7% of EU GDP) Open Weather Data in US has created 400 companies employing 4000 people (compared to 30 in Europe) Spanish study found ~€600m of business from open data with >5000 jobs Australian study found ROI of ~500% from open data 10
  • Economic Value of Open Data 11
  • Open Data in Public Service Transformation 12
  • Better Information services to the public Transport, public facilities and crime data among most downloaded Smartphone Apps 13
  • Use data to compare and choose hospitalsPatient 12+ Weeksratings MRSA-freeBloodclots2 recentMRSA Good C-DiffLow recordMortality 14
  • Crime: Data Engagement Accessible data on crimeIt’s very localLocal team How YOU can get involved Local police Twitter feed Telephone, website, Facebook and Youtube …. 15
  • Crowd-sourcing to improve official data 16
  • Civil Society front-end to public services 17
  • Government is a data user too 18
  • Open Data in Transparency 19
  • Financial Transparency: Macro Level 20
  • Financial Transparency: Transaction level 21
  • Financial Transparency: Contract Level Fair-Play Alliance “Slovakia’s Most Wanted Watchdog” 22
  • UK Coalition Government Transparency  Expenditure  Senior staff salaries  Expenses  Contracts  Tenders  Organisation charts  Local service & performance data  Meetings with lobbyists  Meetings with press owners 23
  • Open Government Data Re-Use “Ecosystem” Government Business/Civil Society Consumer Government should not do more than strictly necessary Improve Gov data Aggregation Processing, MarketingData Creation and editing and End Use and delivery Organisation packaging Specialist Specialist Specialist Specialist Services Services Services Services 24
  • Open Data Institute: its mission Develop capability of UK businesses to exploit value of Open Data Engage developers/small businesses to build Open Data supply chains and commercial outlets Help public sector use its own data more effectively Ensure academic research in Open Data technologies 25
  • Crowdsourcing Policy 26
  • 27
  • Crowd-sourcing efficiency cuts 28
  • Crowd-sourcing regulatory reform 40% of comments rated useful by agency 50% of regulations will be scrapped/changed 29
  • Crowd-sourcing regulatory reform 30
  • Crowd-sourcing a city’s future 31
  • Crowd-sourcing a constitution 32
  • e-Petitions 33
  • e-Petitions 34
  • Road charging attracted 1.8m signatures 35
  • e-Petitions 36
  • Summary: Key International Learning Points Open Data a key enabler Open Data can serve Triple Objectives: Growth+ Public Services + Transparency Important to grow open data “ecosystem” in civil society Design to Engage rather than just inform Co-creation not consultation Government must be prepared to listen and act 37
  • Questions? 38
  • End 39