Org hacks!  Luke Closs    @lukec  http://luk.ec
Open Data Biz Model• Ways to think about possible  businesses that use open data.• See also: Business Model Generation• (P...
Cost   Value
4 Business Models
Citizen Funded• Requires marketing strength • Doesn’t require a sales team• Hard to market to target customers • (Non-tech...
City Funded                 eueu               eueu• Sell to municipal decision makers • Requires sales team • Typically l...
Infrastructure Service• Market to developers, no sales team.• Make it easy for hackers to use in their  town.• Create new ...
Public Open Source  Service (POSS)
POSS• Idea by @Progrium - bit.ly/VJU1Mg• Citizens collectively pitch in to cover  costs • Donations => Bank account => Hos...
Thank you!Tweet me:   @lukecEmail me: me@luk.ec
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Open Data Biz Models - short!

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A shorter version of Open Data Business Models for hackers, suitable for a lightning talk.

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Open Data Biz Models - short!

  1. 1. Org hacks! Luke Closs @lukec http://luk.ec
  2. 2. Open Data Biz Model• Ways to think about possible businesses that use open data.• See also: Business Model Generation• (Pro-tip: you’re actually just building a company, the open data is just one of many inputs.)
  3. 3. Cost Value
  4. 4. 4 Business Models
  5. 5. Citizen Funded• Requires marketing strength • Doesn’t require a sales team• Hard to market to target customers • (Non-techie citizens)• Few barriers to get started
  6. 6. City Funded eueu eueu• Sell to municipal decision makers • Requires sales team • Typically looooong sloooow sale• City handles marketing• Administration features, cost reduction• Can’t be too cheap, or too expensive!
  7. 7. Infrastructure Service• Market to developers, no sales team.• Make it easy for hackers to use in their town.• Create new innovations on the service• Too niche?
  8. 8. Public Open Source Service (POSS)
  9. 9. POSS• Idea by @Progrium - bit.ly/VJU1Mg• Citizens collectively pitch in to cover costs • Donations => Bank account => Hosting fees • $$ / burn rate = months of service.• No profit incentive to expand, enhance• Good for small, very cheap services
  10. 10. Thank you!Tweet me: @lukecEmail me: me@luk.ec

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