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OGD Camp Lightning Talk

  1. 1. Socially Open Data icw Technically Open / Legally Open tonzijlstra.eu knowledge work, learning, social media donderdag 18 november 2010
  2. 2. Social is the ‘complexity’ bit donderdag 18 november 2010
  3. 3. No familiar organizational structure donderdag 18 november 2010
  4. 4. Networked life, networked work, networked learning Costs too much; Whatʼs the business case; Has commercial value; Possible privacy issues; Confidential info; Itʼs not ours, and we donʼt know who owns it; Itʼs not ours and supplier wonʼt allow it; The quality isnʼt very good; We donʼt know where it is; Not our job; Itʼs in a useless format anyway; I donʼt have the authority; People will misuse the data; People will use it wrongly; Only we understand our data; Weʼll get sued; Files are just too big; Too little bandwith; It starts with this, but whereʼs the end? Itʼs there, but canʼt be opened; Data is dated/too old; Itʼs not in digital format; Is this even legal?; Our Minister says no; We never have done this before, why start now?; I donʼt see the use; Nobody will be interested; No time; No resources; Just do FOIA requests; Weʼll publish it redacted; Itʼs not complete; It contains errors; Itʼs commercially sensitive; Combining this with other data is dangerous; People will come to wrong conclusions; People will get lost and confused; It will trigger endless discussions; We canʼt confirm or deny we have that data; Weʼll get feedback, and canʼt handle that; Our IT supplier says itʼs not possible; Our IT supplier will charge too much; Our site will crash; Itʼs already online! (but in unfindable PDFs); If people download it and use it later it will be outdated; I canʼt take responsibility for all the reuse; People will get angry; Our data is in contradiction to the data of the department that is in charge of the topic; Only we truly understand.....statistics/ meteo/geo/laws); Weʼll disrupt the market; It will only be used to attack us. donderdag 18 november 2010
  5. 5. Socially open = just add context donderdag 18 november 2010
  6. 6. Some simple starting points? donderdag 18 november 2010
  7. 7. Add contextual info as metadata: Contact person Feedback address What was it used for and how? When generated and when? next update? donderdag 18 november 2010
  8. 8. Make stuff findable: Pointers Do PR for your data Announce in relevant environments Add to data.yourgov.yourtld donderdag 18 november 2010
  9. 9. Solve ‘issues’ by adding social context: Talk to re-users / name them Talk to those the data describes / name them Make release process transparent donderdag 18 november 2010
  10. 10. This is where the mindset change takes hold donderdag 18 november 2010
  11. 11. Credits All photos: Ton Zijlstra, by nc sa Except where mentioned on the photo. Slides: http://slideshare.net/tonzijlstra Blog: http://zylstra.org/blog Contact: ton@tonzijlstra.eu Skype: ton_zylstra tonzijlstra.eu knowledge work, learning, social media donderdag 18 november 2010
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