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Open Government: Toronto Innovation Summit

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Slides from my presentation on Open Government at the Toronto Innovation Showcase, Nov 2, 2009.

Slides from my presentation on Open Government at the Toronto Innovation Showcase, Nov 2, 2009.

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  • 1. g overnment o pen
  • 2. david eaves citizen blogger fellow
  • 3. g overnment: t he carrot t h e stick o pen (plus s pecial bonus over time carrot, if time)
  • 4. t he carrot: g overnment as platform
  • 5. city governments already crowdsource problems
  • 6. … and have for 25 years
  • 7. 911
  • 8. police/ambulance/fire
  • 9. police/ambulance/fire citizens
  • 10. police/ambulance/fire citizens
  • 11. o pen data creates a long tail of public policy
  • 12. city of toronto’s knowledge/capacity
  • 13. everybody else
  • 14. me an academic you your mom your neighbour
  • 15. me an academic you your mom your neighbour
  • 16. the three laws open data:   1. If it can’t be spidered or indexed , it doesn’t exist 2. If it isn’t in open and machine readable formats, it can’t engage 3. If there isn’t a legal framework that allows it to be repurposed, it doesn’t empower
  • 17.  
  • 18.  
  • 19.  
  • 20.  
  • 21.
    • the biggest benefactor of a transparent government is…
    • government
  • 22. t he stick:
  • 23. NOBODY TRUSTS YOU
  • 24. try not to take it personally (they don’t trust anyone… not even their doctors)
  • 25. objectivity = credibility
  • 26. objectivity = credibility
  • 27. “ we want to see the discussion” -David Weinberger
  • 28. v s
  • 29. v s v s
  • 30. objectivity ≠ credibility
  • 31. transparency = credibility
  • 32. v s v s ?
  • 33. w elcome to the era of open
  • 34.  
  • 35. www.eaves.ca This work is copyrighted using Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Please re-mix for your city
  • 36. sudden death o vertime (bonus carrot)
  • 37.
    • strengthens the
    • economy
  • 38.
    • “ When attractive profits disappear at one stage in the value chain because a product becomes modular and commoditized, the opportunity to earn attractive profits with proprietary products will usually emerge at an adjacent stage.”
    • - Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business Review, Feb 2004
  • 39.
    • to stimulate our economy and our political process
    • we need to modularize data
  • 40.  
  • 41.  
  • 42.
    • healthier citizens
    • faster commutes
    • more efficient workplaces
    • happier customers
  • 43.
    • data is the plankton of the next economy
  • 44.
    • data is the plankton of the next economy
    • and cities are its seas
  • 45.  
  • 46. map as platform
  • 47. data as platform
  • 48.
    • REAL stimulus
  • 49. our governments are cash poor
  • 50. our governments are cash poor but… data rich
  • 51. public data is not open data (or modularized) until…
  • 52. the three laws open data:   1. If it can’t be spidered or indexed , it doesn’t exist 2. If it isn’t in open and machine readable formats, it can’t engage 3. If there isn’t a legal framework that allows it to be repurposed, it doesn’t empower
  • 53. www.eaves.ca This work is copyrighted using Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Please re-mix for your city