What is Open Data?
“Open data is data that can be FREELY used,
reused and redistributed by ANYONE –
subject only, at most, to the requirement to
attribute and sharealike.” OpenDefinition.org
Open Data: How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going.
By RuFus Pollock, Founder of OKFn
From the LIFT 2012 conference.
Read more: http://okfn.org/opendata/
Openness – Open Definition?
Open Definition sets out in detail the requirements
for ‘openness’ in relation to content & data w/ key
• Availability & Access
• Reuse & Redistribution
• Universal Participation
Int’l NPO founded in 2004 by Rufus Pollock, Martin Keegan & Jo Walsh.
Headquarter in Cambridge, UK.
We build technology and communities to develop,
disseminate and use open knowledge ─ content and
data that everyone can use, share and build on.
The State of Open Data in Cambodia
Open Data is still an unknown concept to many.
Lack of understanding and awareness of open-licensing.
Few ongoing projects w/ crowd-sourcing approach, e.g.
Khmer Wikipedia community.
However, a slow but optimistic development and open
data trend among local stakeholders.
Some Local Stakeholders in Cambodia
Their site are open-licensed with Creative Commons licenses.
Useful Tools for Dealing with Data
• I found below PPT very useful, thus without
reinventing the wheels, I will take you through
the tools mentioned in that PPT.
‘Data Tools Ecosystem for non-programmers’
by Óscar Marín Miró @outliers_es www.outliers.es
Open Knowledge Foundation
Cambodia Local Group