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  • 2011/04/19/Roma/DatiApertiOpen Government Data:What, Why, How? Jonathan Gray Open Knowledge Foundation
  • What?
  • What is open government data?
  • Its all about:
  • Re-use
  • From legal uncertainty...
  • … to legal clarity.
  • Open data: free for anyone to reuse orredistribute for any purpose
  • use reuse“open” = redistribution commercial reuse C derivative works “do what you like” may require: - attribution - sharing back
  • opendefinition.org
  • Why?
  • Better public servicesEconomic growthAccountabilityGovernanceInnovationEfficiency
  • Enable people to make useful,valuable things with government data
  • New ways of representing data
  • Put policies into context
  • New ways of delivering data
  • Personalised services
  • A richer data ecosystem
  • Not just about government
  • More pairs of eyes
  • Harness external expertise
  • External innovation
  • Social value and economic value
  • European PSI is worth €27 billion
  • Open government data in Europe?Austria Germany NetherlandsBelgium Greece PolandBulgaria Hungary PortugalCyprus Ireland RomaniaCzech Republic Italy SlovakiaDenmark Latvia SloveniaEstonia Lithuania SpainFinland Luxembourg SwedenFrance Malta United Kingdom
  • Open government data in Europe?Austria Germany NetherlandsBelgium Greece PolandBulgaria Hungary PortugalCyprus Ireland RomaniaCzech Republic Italy SlovakiaDenmark Latvia SloveniaEstonia Lithuania SpainFinland Luxembourg SwedenFrance Malta United Kingdom
  • “I have said it before, andI say it again: yes to open data!”EC Vice President Neelie Kroes
  • PublicData.eu13k+ datasets
  • OpenDataChallenge.org €20k, 60 days
  • How?
  • 4 main steps
  • 1. MAKE DATALEGALLY OPEN
  • A.Use an existing license/legal tool
  • Public Domain (no rights reserved)- Public Domain Dedication & License (PDDL)- Creative Commons Zero (CC0)Attribution (you must give credit)- Open Data Commons Attribution (ODC -BY)- Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY)Sharealike (you must share back)- Open Data Commons Attribution-Sharealike (ODbL)- Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike (CC-BY-SA)
  • B.Create your own license/legal tool
  • “Public data will be released under thesame open licence which enablesfree reuse, including commercialreuse – all data should be under thesame easy to understand licence.” Public Data Principles data.gov.uk
  • Make sure it is “open” as in opendefinition.org
  • 2. MAKE DATATECHNICALLY OPEN
  • “Raw data now!”
  • 3. MAKE DATAEASY TO FIND
  • http://ckan.org- Open source, themable, flexible- Lots of useful features- Powers 30+ data catalogues data.gov.uk data.norge.no data.overheid.nl
  • 4.ENGAGE WITHDATA REUSERS
  • Events, competitions, hackdays, ...
  • Listen to what data reusers want
  • Be part of the open data community
  • More info?
  • Find out about open government data around the world:http://opengovernmentdata.org
  • http://opengovernmentdata.org/film
  • Find out more about how to open up government data:http://www.opendatamanual.org
  • Join the open government data community: http://bit.ly/ogd-list
  • One take home point?
  • Riutilizzo
  • Get in touch!jonathan.gray@okfn.orghttp://twitter.com/jwyg
  • Image creditsImages by Otto Neurath and the Isotype Institute from FulltablePierre Vivants Traffic Light Tree by William WarbyThe Green Light by Ted PercivalFurther linksOpen Knowledge Foundation - http://www.okfn.orgWhere Does My Money Go? - http://www.wheredoesmymoneygo.orgOpen Spending - http://www.openspending.orgEuropean Energy - http://energy.publicdata.euOpen Government Data - http://www.opengovernmentdata.orgCKAN - http://www.ckan.net + http://www.ckan.orgOpen Knowledge Definition - http://www.opendefinition.orgGet The Data - http://www.getthedata.orgOpen Data Manual - http://www.opendatamanual.orgOpen Data Search - http://www.opendatasearch.orgPublicData.eu - http://publicdata.eu These slides are available under a Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike License. While most images are available under an open license (see above) some are used for illustrative purposes and rights may be reserved by their creators.