Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI)<br />http://ogdisdk.cloudapp.net<br />
Transparency<br />Data publishing is a first step on the road to transparency<br />
Gov. Data Publishing Today<br />Good news<br />Significant amount of data is already being published<br />Mostly federal<b...
Why OGDI?<br />Help government organizations to<br />Accelerate data publishing plans<br />Publish data more efficiently<b...
What is OGDI?<br />Set of free open source software assets facilitating data publishing on the Web using open standards<br...
OGDI High Level Architecture<br />Storage<br />Data Loader<br />Data Service<br />(ogdi.cloudapp.net)<br />Interactive SDK...
OGDI vs. data.gov<br />OGDI is a solution, not a destination on the Web<br />OGDI instances can be referenced by data.gov<...
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  1. 1. Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI)<br />http://ogdisdk.cloudapp.net<br />
  2. 2. Transparency<br />Data publishing is a first step on the road to transparency<br />
  3. 3. Gov. Data Publishing Today<br />Good news<br />Significant amount of data is already being published<br />Mostly federal<br />e.g. Census Bureau, HUD, DOE, CDC, USDA, OMB, FBI <br />Increasingly state and local<br />e.g. CT, DC, IN, MA, MD, PA<br />Challenges<br />Data is spread across a slew of government and commercial sites<br />Data is in a variety of formats<br />e.g. ASCII, SAS, ESRI<br />Using data requires patience, resources, and programming skills<br />Data publishing is not a trivial task both politically and technically<br />www.data.gov addresses data discoverability problem <br />
  4. 4. Why OGDI?<br />Help government organizations to<br />Accelerate data publishing plans<br />Publish data more efficiently<br />Promote use of cloud computing by the government<br />Tap into the cloud today (Windows Azure)<br />Learn by doing<br />Drive policy based on experience<br />Promote use of government data by citizens and businesses<br />Motivate government to publish more data and improve data quality<br />
  5. 5. What is OGDI?<br />Set of free open source software assets facilitating data publishing on the Web using open standards<br />Set of software components<br />.NET or PHP (coming this summer)<br />Deployable in the cloud<br />Provide interactive and API access to the data<br />Makes data instantly browsable and queryable by people and applications<br />Section 508 compliant<br />Data can be saved in DAISY format<br />Exposes data in a set of standard formats<br />e.g. AtomPub (OData), JSON, KML <br />Comes with a comprehensive set of samples demonstrating data access from most popular Web platforms and languages<br />e.g. PHP, Python, Ruby, Flash<br />
  6. 6. OGDI High Level Architecture<br />Storage<br />Data Loader<br />Data Service<br />(ogdi.cloudapp.net)<br />Interactive SDK<br />(ogdisdk.cloudapp.net)<br />HTTP/REST<br />Source Data Sets<br />Client and Web apps<br />(AJAX, Flash, Silverlight, Ruby, PHP, etc.)<br />
  7. 7. OGDI vs. data.gov<br />OGDI is a solution, not a destination on the Web<br />OGDI instances can be referenced by data.gov<br />OGDI makes data instantlyqueryable and browsable by people and software<br />OGDI renders data in a small set of Web friendly formats<br />OGDI complements data.gov<br />

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