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Using FME to Create Open Data Datasets

Using FME to Create Open Data Datasets






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    Using FME to Create Open Data Datasets Using FME to Create Open Data Datasets Presentation Transcript

    • Use of FME Workbench in Edmonton’sOpen Data CatalogueBohdan HrynyshynCity of EdmontonIT Business Analyst, Open Data Team Edmonton, Alberta - April 12, 2013
    • What is Open Data? Certain data to be freely available for everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions or controlRationale Data generated or collected by public organizations belong to taxpayers, and where releasing it will not violate any laws or rights to privacy Component of Open Government  Building and maintaining relationships between government and citizens by sharing ideas and information
    • Why Open Data?Make Local Government More ….  Open  Accountable  Accessible
    • Open Government ….. Encourage a Constant Exchange of Ideas Want Government to make better decisions for all of us
    • Openness …….. Laws and Decisions Open for Discussion Collaboration in policy-making, policy implementation, and policy enforcement
    • Accessibility …….. Budgets may be reviewed by anyone Government does not have all the answers – participation through various communication tools Public mayhave necessary knowledge and experience to deal with issues Economic opportunities by turning data into apps, web-sites or other useful products
    • Accountability …… Public Officials are Accountable Government meetings are open to everyone Civic engagement, stakeholder groups collaboration, collaborative public management, and dispute resolution with citizens and stakeholders have answerability
    • Why Open Data Edmonton? make accessible, data about Edmonton’s municipal services to Edmontons citizens, media, and public Why Are We Doing This? City committed to better manage business information Provide easy access to public Data Assets Improve accessibility, transparency and accountability for City Of Edmonton data Increase engagement of citizens, community organizations and private businesses in creative community problem solving and development of innovative services, applications and solutions Promote ‘One City’ concept - one location for all city data Integrate data from various discrete data-sets to provide more value and intelligence
    • About Edmonton’s Open Data The City of Edmonton - dedicated to using technology to make municipal information more open, transparent and accessible.History
    • Open Data Principles …… 1. Complete  Data not subject to privacy, legislative, security or privilege limitations 2. Primary  Data collected at source  Granularity at lowest level possible  not in aggregate or modified form 3. Timely  Data is current and relevant 4. Accessible  to wide range of users  for many different purposes
    • Open Data Principles ……  5. Machine processable  Data structured for automated processing  6. Non-discriminatory Access  Data available to anyone, with no requirements  7. Non-Proprietary Format  Data available in format no entity has exclusive control  8. Data license-free  Data not subject to any copyright, patent, trademark or regulations
    • Open Data Infrastructure
    • Why Use FME? Transform (restructure, reformat, and integrate) spatial and non-spatial data into proper format and structure for loading into Socrata’s Open Data Catalogue Add spatial components to non-spatial data so it can be readily visualized on a map in Socrata’s Open Data Catalogue
    • How to publish Open Data Cycle Choose Data for Release Prepare data extract in Open Format (csv, xls, shp) Create Open Data page on Catalogue Create Meta Data for dataset Make Dataset public
    • FME Transformers AttributeKeeper AttributeRenamer CoordinateExtractor NullAttributeReplacer Reprojector Sorter StringConcatenator StringSearcher Tester
    • TreesList of all trees owned and maintained by the City of Edmontonhttps://data.edmonton.ca/Environmental-Services/Trees-Species-Map-View-/cggb-hzzm •extract data from SLIM (Oracle) • format and filter in FME • output as csv file
    • City Properties for SaleList of all City-owned properties for salehttps://data.edmonton.ca/City-Administration/City-of-Edmonton-s-Properties-for-Sale/yutc-c5ju • extract view data from SLIM (Oracle) and POSSE • format and filter in FME • output as csv file
    • City of Edmonton/NAIT Solar Panel Reference System -Daily Power ProductionDaily production of electrical power from solar panels located at NAIThttps://data.edmonton.ca/Environmental-Services/City-of-Edmonton-NAIT-Solar-Panel-Reference-System/ysgw-us2d •assemble “scraped” data for each panel from vendor using FME • format and consolidate each panel • output as csv file
    • Portable SignsList of all licensed portable signs in the Cityhttps://data.edmonton.ca/Sustainable-Development/Temporary-Signs-Map/xt3a-rjpj •extract data from POSSE Data Warehouse • format and filter in FME • output as csv file
    • Thank You! Questions? For more information:  Bohdan Hrynyshyn – City of Edmonton, IT Branch  bohdan.hrynyshyn@edmonton.ca  opendata@edmonton.ca