90% ofworld’s datahas beencreated inthe past twoyears....
Public Sector“The public sector is a part of the state that deals with eitherthe production, ownership, sale, provision, delivery andallocation of goods and services by and for the government orits citizens, whether national, regional or local/municipal.”Data production, ownership, sale, provision, delivery andallocationFor the government or its citizensWeb Index – Tim Berners Lee – World Wide Web FoundationGovernment and Society
Value of Open DataNeelie Kroes, VP of European Commission, Digital Agenda“Your data is worth more if you give it away, so start releasing it now, usethis framework to join the other smart leaders who are already gainingfrom embracing opendata. Taxpayers are already paying for thisinformation, the least we can do is give it back to those who want to useit in new ways that help people and create jobs and growth”.Commission ReportMarket for EU public sector information in 2008: €28billion.Overall economic gains from OpenData: €40 billion a yearTotal direct and indirect economic gains from PSI applicationsand use across the whole EU27 economy would be in the orderof €140 billion annually.
Adding Value to Data1. Profit Centre or Cost Centre2. Provision of Services to citizens