CKAN Open source data publishing and management platform that makes it easy to publish, share and find data. ● Rich search and data publishing tools ● Integrated data storage, processing, viewing andvisualization ● Geospatial metadata & search (including support forINSPIRE) ● Extensible and flexible - easy to adapt, extend andintegrate ● Componentized structure with variety of add-ons:stats, analytics, datastore & data API, social etc ● Rich RESTful JSON API to catalog and data
OpenSpending A global community Creating an open map of the moneyFrom streetlights to international aid
Where Does Our Money Go?
A project of the Open KnowledgeFoundation, the Budget TransparencyInitiative and the World Bank Institute
Getting data is hard! Data not made available Data not machine readable No standard format for data Poor or dubious quality Finances are complex
Increasing Amounts of Data But need to ensure It is really open Of reasonable quality (good enough not perfect)
The Best Thing to Do WithYour Data Will be Thought of By Someone Else(And youll think of the best thing to do with someone elses data)
Small Data vs Big DataIts about small pieces loosely joined not one ring to rule them all!