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These are the slides that were used for the my first public speaking event on the topic of Open Data at Ignite London.

These are the slides that were used for the my first public speaking event on the topic of Open Data at Ignite London.

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  • 1. Aaron McGowan
    Email: me@amcgowan.ca Twitter:@amcgowanca
    Website: www.amcgowan.ca
  • 2. Open Data
  • 3. What
    Practice, Philosophy
    Accessible, and free of control mechanisms
    Machine Readable Format – XML, CSV
  • 4. Not NEW
    The term is, practice is not.
    In 1985 – Bill James’ studied baseball statistics which transformed the way baseball is played today.
    What
  • 5. $6.2B Industry
  • 6. Why
    Transparency & Accountability
    Education
  • 7. Transparency & Accountability
  • 8. Transparency & Accountability
  • 9. 3.2 billion
    (remember this number)
  • 10. ICAN $248M
    ChosonKallah $120M
    United Way $96.1M
  • 11. 3.2 billionLost Revenue of Canadian Federal GovernmentApprox 0.4% of Federal Budget Writ Large
  • 12. Why - Education
    Two major post-secondary institutions:
    Fanshawe College
    University of Western Ontario
    Projects are considered “throw away”
    Rendered useless
  • 13. Why - Education
  • 14. Why - Education
  • 15. Why - Education
  • 16. NextStop
    Problem:
    LTC’s website is not mobile friendly
    Mobile devices not capable
    Not knowing where LTC vehicles were and are
    Solved with creation of NextStop
    Now empowering citizens
  • 17. www.opendatalondon.ca
  • 18. www.opendatalondon.ca
  • 19. www.opendatalondon.ca
  • 20. Thank You