What have the Guardian
  ever done for us?
      Michael Brunton-Spall
         @bruntonspall
Slides available


• Slides go up on slideshare.net/bruntonspall
  after the presentation.
No kittens for you!
          Photo from flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wheatfields
The Data Store?
To the deadly serious
Dr Who Villians
Visualised
In raw data
Crowdsourced too
Apart from the Datastore,
 what have the Guardian
   ever done for us?
The world government
     datastore?
World Government
   Datastore
An index into government data
Featured datasets
From numerous sources
Searchable
The Dataset
Crowdsourcing again
Ok, apart from the datastore
 and the world government
  datastore, what have the
   Guardian done for us?
COINS
Combined Online Information
         System
Results
Available as CSV
Ok, apart from the datastore,
    the world government
  datastore and COINS, what
have the Guardian done for us?
Full Fat RSS?
Full Fat!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/snapperwolf/
Non-commercial
         license
• You can’t create a guardian RSS reader with
  RSS feeds embedded
• You can create a gene...
Ok, apart from the datastore, the
 world government datastore,
 COINS and full fat RSS, what
have the Guardian done for us?
The Content API?
Of course the Content API,
  they’re bloody known for
the Content API aren’t they!
Content API
An easy to use explorer
Free text search
Filtering
Show fields
Url Compatible
Full Body
Tracking and Ads
3 Tiers of Access
• Keyless:
  –Free access to headlines, data, tags and meta data.
  No key required.
  Partner keeps ass...
3 types of relationship
Core       •   Official, Guardian-branded                      <10 apps
           •   Commission-b...
Ok, apart from the datastore, the
world government datastore, COINS,
full fat RSS and the Content API, what
    have the G...
You tell us
Thank You
Any Questions?
        Michael Brunton-Spall
           @bruntonspall
michael.brunton-spall@guardian.co.uk
What have the guardian ever done for us
What have the guardian ever done for us
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  • Finally&amp;#x2026;
    There are three access tiers designed to cater for different types of partners and their level of interest and resources.
    The first is Headlines &amp;#x2013; where the partner simply takes our headlines and is welcome to keep the associated revenue from the page.
    The second is Standard &amp;#x2013; where the partner takes our full content with an advert, of which we keep the revenue.
    And finally there is Bespoke &amp;#x2013; where partners take and reformat our content for which there can be a combination of revenue models including in some cases, revenue share. It is this tier which we expect to be of most interest to the people in this room &amp;#x2013; and a great example of the potential is captures by the Enjoy England Case Study. Which I will now pass over to David Fisher to explain.
  • We acknowledge that we are in an experimental phase of our development, and engaging with you our partners will help us define the way we work.
    But we believe there are principles on how we base the relationship with our partners, that will help us navigate the space.
    1. Core
    There will be core initiatives that we want to closely control, and officially brand. For example, our i-Phone app was a core proposition for our brand. It was delivered via partners, 2Ergo, but to our exact specifications in a traditional commission based partnership.
    2. Niche
    There will then be Niche applications, where the Guardian brand may not be at the centre of the experience. Likely to be around topical subjects such as a festival or sporting event, or simply around our more commercial content such as Travel and Arts. There would probably be elements of guardian branding, but in some cases a &amp;#x201C;powered by&amp;#x201D; accreditation alongside the other partner brand.
    According to the nature of the relationship, we may be able to offer revenue share agreements around ad revenue or downloads.
    3. Open
    And at the bottom of the pyramid, the Guardian brand will have the lightest touch, as we openly encourage partners to experiment and innovate.
    To cope with this at a large scale, partners will have little direct contact with us at first, and in the short term automated ad revenue will be the available revenue stream.




  • What have the guardian ever done for us

    1. 1. What have the Guardian ever done for us? Michael Brunton-Spall @bruntonspall
    2. 2. Slides available • Slides go up on slideshare.net/bruntonspall after the presentation.
    3. 3. No kittens for you! Photo from flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wheatfields
    4. 4. The Data Store?
    5. 5. To the deadly serious
    6. 6. Dr Who Villians
    7. 7. Visualised
    8. 8. In raw data
    9. 9. Crowdsourced too
    10. 10. Apart from the Datastore, what have the Guardian ever done for us?
    11. 11. The world government datastore?
    12. 12. World Government Datastore
    13. 13. An index into government data
    14. 14. Featured datasets
    15. 15. From numerous sources
    16. 16. Searchable
    17. 17. The Dataset
    18. 18. Crowdsourcing again
    19. 19. Ok, apart from the datastore and the world government datastore, what have the Guardian done for us?
    20. 20. COINS
    21. 21. Combined Online Information System
    22. 22. Results
    23. 23. Available as CSV
    24. 24. Ok, apart from the datastore, the world government datastore and COINS, what have the Guardian done for us?
    25. 25. Full Fat RSS?
    26. 26. Full Fat! http://www.flickr.com/photos/snapperwolf/
    27. 27. Non-commercial license • You can’t create a guardian RSS reader with RSS feeds embedded • You can create a generic RSS reader • You can “probably” create a guardian bundle for it • Contains adverts
    28. 28. Ok, apart from the datastore, the world government datastore, COINS and full fat RSS, what have the Guardian done for us?
    29. 29. The Content API?
    30. 30. Of course the Content API, they’re bloody known for the Content API aren’t they!
    31. 31. Content API
    32. 32. An easy to use explorer
    33. 33. Free text search
    34. 34. Filtering
    35. 35. Show fields
    36. 36. Url Compatible
    37. 37. Full Body
    38. 38. Tracking and Ads
    39. 39. 3 Tiers of Access • Keyless: –Free access to headlines, data, tags and meta data. No key required. Partner keeps associated revenue from page. • Approved: –License to publish articles in full. Guardian keeps embedded ad revenue, partner keeps rest of page revenue. • Bespoke: –Custom solutions for licensing content and integrating rich applications. Sponsorship, revenue share, co-development options available.
    40. 40. 3 types of relationship Core • Official, Guardian-branded <10 apps • Commission-based partnership • Core to Guardian mission and goals • High level engagement Niche • ‘Powered by’ or Guardian branded 10-100 apps • Revenue share, or ad model partnership • Topical, targeted, focused • Light touch engagement Broad • Powered by the Guardian 100’s or 1,000’s • Ad model partnerships • Innovative, experimental • Self-serve engagement
    41. 41. Ok, apart from the datastore, the world government datastore, COINS, full fat RSS and the Content API, what have the Guardian done for us?
    42. 42. You tell us
    43. 43. Thank You
    44. 44. Any Questions? Michael Brunton-Spall @bruntonspall michael.brunton-spall@guardian.co.uk
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