Open Data- Introduction & Current State<br />Presented by <br />Jury Konga, Principal<br />eGovFutures Group<br />.<br />P...
Context – Open Gov, Gov 2.0 and Open Data<br />Open Data Current State<br />Principles<br />Open Data – local to global<br...
Context- Open Government<br /><ul><li>Roots in Freedom of Information legislation (oldest identified with Sweden in 1766, ...
More recently, Open Government focuses on citizen engagement, transparency, accountability, collaboration and innovation
3 Pillars of Open Government from Senator Kate Lundy, Australia:Citizen- Centric Government,  Open and Transparent Governm...
President Obama’s Open Government directive (Jan. 2009) synopsis: Government should be transparent, participatory andcolla...
Context- Gov(ernment) 2.0<br /><ul><li>“Government 2.0: Using Technology to Improve Education, Cut Red Tape, Reduce Gridlo...
Gov 2.0 “is the use of technology – especially the collaborative technologies at the heart of Web 2.0 – to better solve th...
Context- Open Data<br /><ul><li>Open Data is a foundational component for Open Government and focuses on freely making pub...
Open Data – it’s about public data being easily discoverable, readily accessible and freely available without restrictions...
Recent Open Data initiatives have focused on public sector data and very recently has also turned to private sector corpor...
Open Data – not new, we’ve been doing it for a while … what has changed is the public’s expectations of expanded scope and...
Open Government Components- Focus on Citizens<br />6<br />What needs to improve to benefit citizens … <br />Open Data – In...
Open Government- Perspective for Local Government<br />Business:  Public Services<br />Structure:  Corporation<br />Govern...
Open Government, Open Data- Why?<br />8<br />Shareholders…. needs & expectations<br />Images  via MS Office<br />Open Data...
Open Data Current State- Principles<br /><ul><li>10 Principles for Opening Up Government Informationhttp://sunlightfoundat...
Completeness
Primacy
Timeliness
Ease of Physical and Electronic Access
Machine readability
Non-discrimination
Use of Commonly owned standards
Licensing
Permanence
Usage costs</li></ul>Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />9<br />
Open Data Current State- Principles<br /><ul><li>10 Principles for Opening Up Government Information</li></ul>Complements ...
Open Data Current State- Where in the World?<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />11<br />
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Open Data - Intro & Current State for Planners

  1. 1. Open Data- Introduction & Current State<br />Presented by <br />Jury Konga, Principal<br />eGovFutures Group<br />.<br />Presented to<br />Regional Information Systems <br />Working Group<br />Toronto, June 3, 2011.<br />
  2. 2. Context – Open Gov, Gov 2.0 and Open Data<br />Open Data Current State<br />Principles<br />Open Data – local to global<br />Open Data Framework<br />Open Data Value Proposition<br />Open Data and the Planning Community<br />Closing thoughts<br />Overview<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Context- Open Government<br /><ul><li>Roots in Freedom of Information legislation (oldest identified with Sweden in 1766, U.S.A. 1966; Canada FOI as well as Privacy Act; 1983)
  4. 4. More recently, Open Government focuses on citizen engagement, transparency, accountability, collaboration and innovation
  5. 5. 3 Pillars of Open Government from Senator Kate Lundy, Australia:Citizen- Centric Government, Open and Transparent Government and Innovation Facilitation (June 2009)
  6. 6. President Obama’s Open Government directive (Jan. 2009) synopsis: Government should be transparent, participatory andcollaborative</li></ul>3<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  7. 7. Context- Gov(ernment) 2.0<br /><ul><li>“Government 2.0: Using Technology to Improve Education, Cut Red Tape, Reduce Gridlock, and Enhance Democracy”William Eggers, Deloitte. 2005
  8. 8. Gov 2.0 “is the use of technology – especially the collaborative technologies at the heart of Web 2.0 – to better solve the collective problems at a city, state, national and international level”Tim O’Reilly, “Open Government – Collaboration, Transparency and Participation in Practice”. 2010</li></ul>4<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  9. 9. Context- Open Data<br /><ul><li>Open Data is a foundational component for Open Government and focuses on freely making public data available in a usable format for all to re-use and add value for the benefit of citizens.
  10. 10. Open Data – it’s about public data being easily discoverable, readily accessible and freely available without restrictions (to a degree)
  11. 11. Recent Open Data initiatives have focused on public sector data and very recently has also turned to private sector corporate data
  12. 12. Open Data – not new, we’ve been doing it for a while … what has changed is the public’s expectations of expanded scope and ease of access to government data</li></ul>5<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  13. 13. Open Government Components- Focus on Citizens<br />6<br />What needs to improve to benefit citizens … <br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  14. 14. Open Government- Perspective for Local Government<br />Business: Public Services<br />Structure: Corporation<br />Governance: Council (Board of Directors)<br />Servicing: Citizens and Businesses - the SHAREHOLDERS<br />7<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  15. 15. Open Government, Open Data- Why?<br />8<br />Shareholders…. needs & expectations<br />Images via MS Office<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  16. 16. Open Data Current State- Principles<br /><ul><li>10 Principles for Opening Up Government Informationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/policy/documents/ten-open-data-principles/
  17. 17. Completeness
  18. 18. Primacy
  19. 19. Timeliness
  20. 20. Ease of Physical and Electronic Access
  21. 21. Machine readability
  22. 22. Non-discrimination
  23. 23. Use of Commonly owned standards
  24. 24. Licensing
  25. 25. Permanence
  26. 26. Usage costs</li></ul>Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />9<br />
  27. 27. Open Data Current State- Principles<br /><ul><li>10 Principles for Opening Up Government Information</li></ul>Complements of www.wordle.net<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />10<br />
  28. 28. Open Data Current State- Where in the World?<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />11<br />
  29. 29. Open Data Current State- From Local to Global<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />12<br />
  30. 30. Federal : started shortly before election call. One year pilot. Considered 2 – 3 years behind UK & USA<br />Provinces: some GIS data related sites. BC has Minister of Open Gov<br />Municipalities: Leaders in Open Data. In Ontario: Toronto, Ottawa, London, Windsor, Mississauga. Others in planning stages.<br />Open Data Current State- the Canadian Open Scene<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />13<br />
  31. 31. 14<br />Open Data Current State- Open Data Framework Project<br />Open Data Framework<br />G4: Vancouver, Toronto, Edmonton & Ottawa<br />ODF Project: August – December 2010.<br />ODF Components<br />Governance<br />Principles & Policy<br />Standards<br />Technology<br />Data, Operations & Human Resources<br />Open Data Portal<br />Future Roadmap<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  32. 32. Open Data Value Proposition- Use & Re-Use of the Data<br />Great video on value of open data<br />- http://www.streetfilms.org/a-case-for-open-data-in-transit/<br />Value is not in the raw data alone<br />Apps for use of the data is key to open data success<br />Value to the Citizen is the bottom line<br />15<br />Open Data - the New Reality<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  33. 33. Hans Rosling’sGapminder App<br />Raw data input from simple table<br />Animation to simplify understanding of temporal data<br />16<br />Open Data Value Proposition- Visualization for Education<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  34. 34. Enhanced services<br />Cost reductions (e.g. FOI requests)<br />Economic development<br />Improved government transparency & trust<br />Increased citizen engagement<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />17<br />Open Data Value Proposition- Some Commonly Defined Benefits<br />
  35. 35. Open Data - the New Reality<br />Open Data Current State - Collaboration from Local to Global<br /><ul><li>Local Open Data Community sites and events “owned and operated” by citizens
  36. 36. USING Open Data - Local to Global collaborations – all at once!
  37. 37. Participated in RHoK Dec 4 – 5, 2010. Combined with Intl Open Data Hackathon: 63 cities, 25 countries, 5 continents</li></ul>Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />18<br />
  38. 38. 19<br />Open Data Current State- Open Data Maturity Model<br />Five Phases of Open Data<br />Evolutionary within<br />Info Management Best Practices<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  39. 39. Open Data NxGen- Enhanced Content & Access<br />Municipal<br />Public Service<br />Provincial<br />Federal<br />OpenData.<br />EARTH<br />Academia, Non-Profits, Community Groups<br />External <br />Data Linkages<br />(e.g. World Bank)<br />OpenData.CA<br />OpenStreetMap<br />Community Updates<br />Source: Municipal Open Government Framework, 2010 www.slideshare.net/jkonga<br />20<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  40. 40. Open Data andthe Planning Community <br />Planning Data + Open <br />=<br />HUGE Opportunity<br />…. lots of activity<br />21<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />
  41. 41. Open Plans (1999) focused on Open Gov , “livable streets” & reporting urban issues<br />Focus on “Helping cities work better”<br />Numerous community focused projects developing open source tools & using open data<br />Open Planning Community- U.S. Example <br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />22<br />
  42. 42. Open Planning Community - Local Non-Profit Example<br />Neptis Foundation -Focus on urban growth management research & education<br />Developing an Open Data Strategy to allow better access to research data including geospatial data<br />Wiki Mapping project seeks to share GIS data ,foster collaboration and develop info to support GGH regional planning <br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />23<br />DRAFT<br />
  43. 43. Open Planning Community - Local “Open Data” <br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />24<br />
  44. 44. Open Planning Community - Local Neighbourhood “Open Data” <br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />25<br />“Place Matters”<br />… over to Harvey Low for details <br />Source: Harvey Low, City of Toronto<br />
  45. 45. Moving forward together … as a community <br />Need to leverage our<br />Community Intellectual Capital<br />and resources<br />Open Data – Intro & Current State<br />26<br />
  46. 46. … a few Concluding Thoughts <br />Embrace Open Government and Open Data – you’re actually already part of the way there and momentum is growing<br />Accelerate Open Data – all levels of government need to increase knowledge and pick up the pace of moving forward to benefit all<br />Plan now, develop incrementally – awareness of the new environment, readiness assessment, align with priorities & allocate resources<br />Collaborate Now - limited resources and increasing internal and external demands for efficient and effective government dictate it<br />Build and Leverage Your Community – engage the citizens, businesses and community groups … the community wants to help<br />Planning community has much to offer – the data used to develop an Official Plan should be optimized … making it open and accessible by all will add value to your sizable investment<br />27<br />Open Data – Current State & Next Gen<br />
  47. 47. Thank You<br />Jury Konga, PrincipaleGovFutures Groupjkonga@sympatico.caTwitter @jkongaSkype jury.kongaOther presentations:www.slideshare.net/jkonga<br />
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