Open Data Open Government Presentation Sep 2009 (Updated)
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Open Data Open Government Presentation Sep 2009 (Updated) Open Data Open Government Presentation Sep 2009 (Updated) Presentation Transcript

  • Open Data, Open Government
  • (only) 2 key messages for today…
  • Set your data and information free View slide
  • Crown Copyright © When you see this … look for this View slide
  • What data and information?
    • Not:
    • Personal information
    • Commercially sensitive
    • Security implications
    • Culturally sensitive
    • Other reasons, e.g. incomplete data and information that may be materially misleading
  • What data and information?
    • Wide variety of data/information like:
    • Administrative
    • Statistical
    • Geospatial, maps
    • Meteorological
    • Research
    • Databases, real-time data
    • Photos, videos
  • Why set it free?
    • Because people want it, and think they’ve paid for it already
    • Social, cultural and economic benefits
    • Agencies benefit too
  • First example
  • Another example
  • And another one
  • How do we set it free? Located at and
  • Open access
    • For non-copyright data and information
    • Use clear
    • “ no-known rights” statements
  • Open licensing
    • For copyright data and information
    • (Crown or “regular”)
    • Most liberal Creative Commons licence
    • unless there is a restriction which prevents this
  • Creative Commons Let’s see a Creative Commons video
  • But what is Open Data?
  • Open data
    • Data that is available in the “right” way:
    • Complete
    • Primary
    • Timely
    • Accessible
    • Machine processable
    • Non-discriminatory
    • Non-proprietary
    • Open reuse licence
    Adapted from
  • What about Open Government?
  • Open Government
    • At least 2 elements:
    • Transparency
    • Two-way dialogue and partnership between people and the State
  • Open data, Open govt Open data is necessary but not sufficient for open government
  • Civic movement in progress
  • The future of OIAs
  • 2 key messages
    • Free your data
    • Start using Creative Commons for copyrighted work
    • All images in this presentation are either under fair use provisions or based on Creative Commons licenses.
    • Attribution:
      • Slide 3, 23:
      • Slide 9:
      • Slide 14:
      • Slide 14 video by Jesse Dylan at http:// /videos/a-shared-culture
      • Slide 18:
      • Slide 20: Kate Sheppard, Auckland Institute and Museum Library
    This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand licence. In essence, you are free to copy, distribute and adapt the work, as long as you attribute the work to the State Services Commission and abide by the other licence terms. To view a copy of this licence, visit . Please note that neither the State Services Commission emblem nor the New Zealand Government logo may be used in any way which infringes any provision of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 .
  • Questions / comments For more information contact Vikram Kumar or Keitha Booth [email_address] [email_address] State Services Commission