FVH Open Up The city: 12 Open Up The City Presentation Alan Holding

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Fourth Annual Seminar of Forum Virium Helsinki, Thursday 11th March 2010.

The seminar theme was Open up the City - Open data, design, interfaces and innovation

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  • 1. Open Data in Manchester Alan Holding Principal Digital Development Officer Manchester Digital Development Agency maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 2. Map courtesy of openstreetmap.org Helsinki Manchester maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
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  • 4. www.manchester.gov.uk www.visitmanchester.com www.creativetourist.com www.manchestergalleries.org socialmediamanchester.ning.com en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 5. manchesterdda.com twitter.com/mdda maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 6. “MDDA is the lead organisation for the development of a digital strategy for the Manchester city region” maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 7. Workshops about web stuff for community and arts organisations Small business e-commerce seminars British Sign Language videos for deaf people Home energy monitoring Wifi mesh networks using cheap kit maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 8. Manchester “Digitisation” project maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 9. www.openlivinglabs.eu maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 10. Image courtesy of www.flickr.com/photos/manchesterunitedman1/3429096076/ maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 11. Manchester has a very strong digital and creative sector… maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 12. Source http://www.nwda.co.uk/Docs/DCI-Strategy_April08.DOC Between 1998 and 2006, turnover in the sector grew by 40% and employment by 16% (RIU, 2008). Manchester, the largest creative hub city outside London, is now recognised as one of the worldʼs top ten creative cities (Florida, 2005). maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 13. manchesterdigital.com Home Welcome to Manchester Digital Directory #McrDig Featured News Events MD Events Britain fends off flood of foreign News cyber-attacks Next Third Thursday: 18th March Fibre in Manchester Britain fends off flood of foreign Recruitment cyber-attacks. Business Opportunities Mentoring Programme Tell me more Forum MD has launched a three-year mentoring programme funded by Registration the NWDA. Tell me more... Internet access is 'a In This Section fundamental right' Join Manchester Digital MD and Partner Events Members Almost four in five people around Background and Reference About Us Join Manchester Digital - the the world believe that access to the internet is a fundamental right. Vodcast independent trade association for the thriving ICT and new media Tell me more Survey Sign In MD Mentoring Programme industries in the North West of Email England. Our vision is simple, that by Google 'trialling TV search Sign-up to Our working together we can make service' Newsletter Password Manchester and the North West Company working with satellite Email an even better place for Digital provider on feature that lets users Business. search both TV content and web Lost Password? Click Here click here for more information videos on set-top boxes. Tell me more Registration Become a Manchester Digital Member now! Hard drive evolution could hit Microsoft XP users Register Here Hard drives are about to undergo one of the biggest format shifts in 30 years. maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010 Tell me more
  • 14. geekup.org Home About Events Job Board Wiki grassroot geekery in the UK. What is GeekUp? Upcoming Events GeekUp is a community of web designers, web developers, and GeekUp Manchester: 6:00 PM Tue Mar 9, 2010 other tech-minded folk from the UK. It's a grassroots knowledge MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in the web and technology industry. Monthly events take place in GeekUp Preston: 7:00 PM Mon Mar 15, 2010 Chester, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston and Sheffield. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston PR1 8JP Who can attend GeekUp? GeekUp Chester: 6:30 PM Tue Mar 16, 2010 While the focus for GeekUp is predominately web related anybody Old Harkers Arms, 1 Russell Street, Chester CH3 5AL involved in the technology industry is more than welcome to attend a GeekUp. The monthly events are free, we just ask that you buy GeekUp Leeds: 7:00 PM Wed Mar 17, 2010 your own beer. Mr Foley’s Cask Ale House, 159 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 5RG Subscribe to GeekUp Alerts GeekUp Liverpool: 7:00 PM Wed Mar 30, 2010 GeekUp Alerts allow you to keep informed about our upcoming 3345 Parr Street, Liverpool L1 4JN events via e-mail. You can unsubscribe at anytime and we promise only use your e-mail address to notify you about events and official business. GeekUp Sheffield: 6:00 PM Wed Apr 7, 2010 Showroom Café Bar, Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX Name: geekr E-mail address Which events would you like to be alerted to? Chester East Coast Leeds Liverpool maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 15. madlab.org.uk About Events Get in touch Sponsors Blog News Members - coming soon! Search ... What's Going On Welcome to the MadLab! The Madlab is a community space for people who want to do and make interesting stuff - a place for geeks, artists, designers, illustrators, hackers, tinkerers, innovators and idle dreamers; an autonomous R&D laboratory and a release valve for Manchester's creative communities. Stay in the MadLab loop! Subscribe to the MadLab iCal feed Alternate iCal feed Events Calendar » Wed 3/10/2010: HACMan » Thu 3/11/2010: Graphic Novel Book Club Preliminary Meeting » Sat 3/13/2010: RJDJ Sprint » Sat 3/13/2010: Manchester Craft and Design Centre Workshop » Mon 3/15/2010: Interesting Monday » Tue 3/16/2010: Sci-Fi Book Club - The Drowned World » Wed 3/17/2010: Manchester Wordpress User Group » Thu 3/18/2010: Mitch Altman Hackday maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 16. futureeverything.org FUTUREEVERYTHING AWARDS COMMUNITY Art About Buy Tickets Music Archive Get Involved Conference Stepladder Subscribe Showcase Latest News Blog Manchester Open Data City Flickr Feed Loading images from Flickr... Links Facebook Image ©Aaron Koblin Flickr FutureEverything is among the organisations leading the charge towards Open Data Cities in the UK. We were funded in November 2009 by the Manchester Innovation Investment Fund* to work to make Manchester the UK's first Open Data City. In Share January 2010, the office of Boris Johnson will announce that London will take a massive step towards making its data systems open by creating the London Data Store. The signs are that change is now inevitable. Twitter The cities in which we exist are vast repositories of information, FuturEverything: @nubient Award endlessly collecting and archiving data. Following the example Winner will be announced in the next set by cities such as San Francisco, Vancouver and Edmonton, few days! maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 17. …and many more “digital” user groups maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 18. Lots of students in higher education! University of Manchester + Manchester Metropolitan University + Royal Northern College of Music = approx 73,000 students maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 19. So what? Whatʼs all this got to do with Open Data? maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 20. data.gov.uk data.gov.uk Home Blog Data SPARQL Apps Ideas Forum Wiki Resources About Subscribe by RSS Community Working with UK Public Log in / Sign up Sector information and data Local Data Panel Advised by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt and others, government is opening up data for reuse. This site seeks to give a way into the wealth of government data and is under constant development. We want to work with you to make it better. What is the We’re very aware that there are more people like you outside of government who have the skills Semantic and abilities to make wonderful things out of public data. These are our first steps in building a Web? collaborative relationship with you. Combining different data sources has never been easy Latest news: but the Semantic Web will Read about our latest site changes enable data to be joined information about the Local Data Panel easily across boundaries. applications in the news Read more Search Data Browse for Data List all datasets Enter keyword(s) Search Digital Engagement By Public Body e.g. education, NHS, crime, transport, environment Twitter stream Powered by: CKAN Common tags maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 21. data.gov.uk data.gov.uk is way in to UK government data, by making it… easy to find easy to license easy to re-use maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 22. data.gov.uk People can contribute to by coming up with… ideas applications visualisations architecture maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 23. bit.ly/tbltedtalk maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 24. data.gov.uk accident (26) electricity (12) living-environment (1) accommodation (22) emissions (20) local-authority (49) alcohol (29) employment (95) married (4) anti-social-behaviour (11) energy (42) mental-health (20) asylum (14) ethnicity (37) mortality (67) benefit (53) export (5) national-curriculum (1) births (18) finance (8) older-people (26) burglary (8) fire (18) pest (1) business (46) fisheries (1) planning (19) cancer (45) fishing (2) police (68) carbon-dioxide (1) forgery (2) population (332) care (411) fostering (2) recycling (6) census (184) fraud (3) refugee (5) child (276) fuel (11) road (81) child-protection (12) gas (17) school (239) children (281) green (7) tax-credit (2) communities (167) greenhouse-gas (3) teachers (7) crime (93) health (657) tide (1) criminal-damage (2) higher-education (11) trade (4) deaths (50) homeless (8) trading-standards (2) disability (36) hospital (81) traffic (12) disease (10) housing (105) transport (36) drug (15) illness (21) unemployment (13) earnings (44) immigration (9) waiting-list (2) economic (40) income (46) waste (11) education (133) lettings (1) maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 25. www.bestcarehome.co.uk Nursing Homes and Care Homes in Manchester Quality CSCI Average Name Capacity Postcode Rating stars Price SignHealth 100% - 6 M21 9WQ St Bonaventures 99% - 6 M22 4EJ St James House 97% - 14 M14 5JT Silverdene 97% - 10 M40 5QD Bennett House 97% £338 16 M8 5DX 47 Averill Street 97% - 3 M40 1PH St Joseph`s Nursing Home 95% £410 53 M13 0AR Oakland House Nursing Home 95% £893 38 M13 0YL Hall Lane Resource Centre 95% - 10 M23 1WD Mary & Joseph 95% £455 41 M12 6PT 11 Bacup Street 94% - 3 M40 9HF 11 Beechpark Avenue 93% - 3 M22 4BL maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 26. www.cyclestreets.net CycleStreets beta: Not all areas have complete cycle route data yet. X CycleStreets is UK-wide with 1,500+ area homepages. Sign in Sign up Blog My area Journey planner Photomap Features About Help Feedback Home: home BETA status Become a fan Follow us on Twitter My journeys Add photo Journey Planner lets you plan a cycle journey ... CycleStreets Photomap has 19,936 photos of cycling infrastructure ... News – CycleStreets blog Developer Day (6th March): final Cycling intelligence CycleStreets in your area details for the UK Funding grant from Cambridge Sustainable City Journey Planner - plan a cycle journey Photomap 19,936 cycling-related Choose your start point images/videos available ... Click the map to zoom in, or search Add a photo Browse photos Most recent photos maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 27. backstage.bbc.co.uk Developer Network Backstage Blog Follow the official BBC Backstage Blog and keep in touch with developments on Backstage as well as news stories relevent to open data and the Backstage Developer Network. welcomebackstage.com A developer network to encourage open innovation and support new talent. Content and data feeds are available for people to build upon under a non-commercial basis. Access the Ideas Store, mailing lists and other developer type stuff. BBC Learning Projects Data Art Open Lab The Data Art project aims to BBC Open Lab is an online introduce people to the power community for teachers, of information visualisation as learners, students, developers a contemporary media form of or anyone with an idea for a increasing importance. learning resource. The community works collaboratively to develop prototypes which are published as open resources. Terms of use and privacy maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 28. code.google.com/p/mcc-work-for-you My favorites ! | Sign in mcc-work-for-you Search projects Manchester City Council Meeting and Councillor Information System Project Home Downloads Wiki Issues Source Summary | Updates | People This project aims to sse Manchester City Council Meeting's Minutes as Code license: New BSD License a basis for highlighting the good work that Councillors do, and to find out further information on the activity of Councillors and the decision Labels: manchester, councillor, making process of our Council. democracy, scraping, minutes, tyoc We will be using a Minute Scraper as a basis for a Meeting Attendee List and moving on from that towards a http://TheyWorkForYou.com Links: Twitter Feed like functionality but based on Manchester Council. It's early days, but we had a hack day on Sat 29th November, 2008 Blogs: Alteris.co.uk's Blog about tyoc and came up with a few basic scrapping scripts, and an idea of how it Feeds: Project feeds might move foward. On Saturday February 7th, 2009 we met up, and more progress was made. Everyone went away motivated to do more. On Saturday March 7th, 2009 we met up once again teaming up with People details Project owners: the National Hack The Government Day on http://tyoc.co.uk for the details. The Next tyoc collaboration day will be held in held in on ian01010101, josephson, Saturday May 2nd, where it's hoped to make progress on this and adthrelf...@me.com, other development streams. bobopmail Please get in touch (http://ianmoss.com/contact) if you'd like to help Project committers: out, and we can add you to our mailing list. si...@simonwheatley.co.uk, If you can't make this one you are welcome to contribute online, and p...@vagueware.com, there will be further date annouced shortly after that that you maybe p...@iconoplex.co.uk, able to make. fr4nkieroberto, g.lacava, b...@ebotech.com, This project is taking place under the banner The Year Of daniel.john.morris, binaryape, Collaboration. More information can be found out about this at zombiemo...@googlemail.com, http://alteris.blogspot.com or why not see what people have been ciaranj, davemee, tweet'ing about it: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23tyoc samdanavia, kerswilltom, stuart.grimshaw Please use #tyoc to tag these events. The Year Of Collaboration will have it's own website ( at tyoc.co.uk )in due course. maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 29. wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ Mapchester Log in / create account page discussion view source history Mapchester Contents [hide] 1 OSM is mapping Manchester 2 What's it all about? recent changes 2.1 Organisations Involved / Supporting Recent changes 2.2 People taking part 2.3 Possibly search 2.4 More about Mapchester 2.5 Information for those taking part, information for the public and general background Go Search 2.6 What do you need to bring navigation 2.7 Q & A Main Page 2.8 Munchchester The map 2.8.1 Data Collection Methods Mapping projects 3 What they are saying about it Map Features Help OSM is mapping Manchester Blog Shop The Mapchester weekend ran over Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May, 2006. Over 40 individuals Donations attended, some for both days. The vast majority were new to OpenStreetMap and to GPS, so we had fun toolbox explaining how the process of gathering track data occurs and how to use a GPS receiver in order to get What links here them out logging streets and gathering their street names. Most of those that attended were on foot and Related changes therefore the central area of the city within the inner ring road became the focus, which was a also the Special pages focus for Futuresonic anyway. Printable version Thanks therefore go to: Louise Bennett, C Boyko, Sarah Burns, Emily Campbell , Daniel Catt, David Permanent link Coast, Steve Coast, Ben Cowburn, Damian Doyle, C Ekweozor, Stephen Elves, Ava Fatah, Anne Hill Fernie, Karen Gaskill, Lucy Gibson, Victor Gonzalcz, Zoe Goslyn, Steve Goslyn, Ian Harford, Conor Hartnett, Drew Hemment, Karl Hennermann, Alex Hough, Shreena Joshi, G Knox, Giacomo Lacava, Mick Lockwood, Karyna Luna, Gavin Macdonald, L Mackay, Cristina Porro, Ian Pattinson, Chris Perkins, Sam Prince, Lilesh Prodham, Andy Robinson, Jaime Solis, Mario Solis, Ian Stewart, Anna Thomson, David maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010 Tunbridge, Martin Turner, A Wilson.
  • 30. What can MDDA do to further Open Data in Manchester? maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 31. Three things (for a start) maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 32. First an event! maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 33. dvwm.weebly.com Data Visualisation Weekend About Location Want to come? Blog Resources Contact 10th & 11th April 2010, Central Manchester One liner aim: A weekend of data visualisation app development, by creating partnerships of developers and designers to create a data visualisation over a weekend. 100 developers and 100 designers will be chosen from entries to the event, based on creating a diverse and mixed talent & experience based group of individuals. Each designer and developer will be matched with each other, either by themselves from the pre-event networking night (PARTY!), or by us early the morning of the event should a match not have happened by then. Each partnerships' goal is to create a visualisation using data from data.gov.uk, BBC Backstage and any other sources they care to. Teams will have from 10am Saturday until 4pm Sunday, with judging on visualisations happening between 4pm-6pm Sunday evening. The winners will be announced at 6pm on Sunday, and awarded prizes and further support to develop their ideas. All apps will be uploaded and blogged about on data.gov.uk, BBC Backstage and the MDDA websites. maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 34. Second, build up a data catalogue for the city maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 35. data.vancouver.ca City of Vancouver Open Data Catalogue Beta v2 Search Help Residents Business Visitors Jobs with the City Services Departments City Projects Pay & Purchase Online Open data home Data catalogue A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Get the data Data catalogue Mr Google Bing City web feeds Name & Information about Data CSV XLS DWG KML SHP ECW SID Maps Map A About the data Address labels for map display Data formats DWG KML SHP Data updates Alleyways Terms of use DWG KML SHP Feedback Apartment recycling schedule zones DWG B Bikeways DWG KML SHP Block numbers DWG KML SHP Block outlines DWG KML SHP Business improvement areas (BIA) DWG KML SHP C Cadastral boundaries DWG KML SHP City boundary DWG KML SHP City-Owned properties DWG KML SHP City project package DWG KML SHP City project sites DWG KML SHP maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 36. Third, get involved in more projects to further this agenda maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 37. If you want to talk to me more about any of this stuff, then Iʼll be at the buffet! :) maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010
  • 38. Thanks for listening! manchesterdda.com twitter.com/mdda maanantaina 22. maaliskuuta 2010