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  • 1. 2011/04/19/Roma/DatiApertiOpen Government Data:What, Why, How? Jonathan Gray Open Knowledge Foundation
  • 2. What?
  • 3. What is open government data?
  • 4. Its all about:
  • 5. Re-use
  • 6. From legal uncertainty...
  • 7. … to legal clarity.
  • 8. Open data: free for anyone to reuse orredistribute for any purpose
  • 9. use reuse“open” = redistribution commercial reuse C derivative works “do what you like” may require: - attribution - sharing back
  • 10. opendefinition.org
  • 11. Why?
  • 12. Better public servicesEconomic growthAccountabilityGovernanceInnovationEfficiency
  • 13. Enable people to make useful,valuable things with government data
  • 14. New ways of representing data
  • 15. Put policies into context
  • 16. New ways of delivering data
  • 17. Personalised services
  • 18. A richer data ecosystem
  • 19. Not just about government
  • 20. More pairs of eyes
  • 21. Harness external expertise
  • 22. External innovation
  • 23. Social value and economic value
  • 24. European PSI is worth €27 billion
  • 25. 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
  • 26. 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
  • 27. “I have said it before, andI say it again: yes to open data!”EC Vice President Neelie Kroes
  • 28. PublicData.eu13k+ datasets
  • 29. OpenDataChallenge.org €20k, 60 days
  • 30. How?
  • 31. 4 main steps
  • 32. 1. MAKE DATALEGALLY OPEN
  • 33. A.Use an existing license/legal tool
  • 34. 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)
  • 35. B.Create your own license/legal tool
  • 36. “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
  • 37. Make sure it is “open” as in opendefinition.org
  • 38. 2. MAKE DATATECHNICALLY OPEN
  • 39. “Raw data now!”
  • 40. 3. MAKE DATAEASY TO FIND
  • 41. http://ckan.org- Open source, themable, flexible- Lots of useful features- Powers 30+ data catalogues data.gov.uk data.norge.no data.overheid.nl
  • 42. 4.ENGAGE WITHDATA REUSERS
  • 43. Events, competitions, hackdays, ...
  • 44. Listen to what data reusers want
  • 45. Be part of the open data community
  • 46. More info?
  • 47. Find out about open government data around the world:http://opengovernmentdata.org
  • 48. http://opengovernmentdata.org/film
  • 49. Find out more about how to open up government data:http://www.opendatamanual.org
  • 50. Join the open government data community: http://bit.ly/ogd-list
  • 51. One take home point?
  • 52. Riutilizzo
  • 53. Get in touch!jonathan.gray@okfn.orghttp://twitter.com/jwyg
  • 54. 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.