Open Data and Visualisation
Brownbag meeting Centre for Development Innovation
Mirjam Schaap, February 2013
OPEN DATA
Sites about open data / development
Open for Change
http://openforchange.info/
Open Development (video)
http://vimeo.com/4...
G8 Open Data for Agriculture
https://sites.google.com/site/g8opendataconference/
IFPRI open data for agriculture
http://ww...
IATI
IATI Standard is a technical
publishing framework
allowing data to be
compared.
http://iatistandard.org/
UGANDA
• http://openspending.org/ugandabudget
• http://www.publishwhatyoufund.org/uga
nda/uganda-with-
data.htm#/%5E/2004/...
Data WORLDBANK
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SE.ADT.1524.LT.FE.ZS/countries?display=map
• http://www.openaidmap.org/mappingMalawi.html
SOURCES for Open Data
• http://openspending.org/
• http://datacatalog.worldbank.org/
VISUALIZING
Source: the Guardian
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-equALq5HJQ4/URbcddVnJlI/AAAAAAAAICE/zBwY0_qHcss/s1600/GraphImage.png
http://technologyandsocialp...
Elements in data visualisations
• When (temporal) : trends – patterns - correlations
• Where (geospatial): maps
• What (to...
Get data
• Open data
• use APIs (twitter, YouTube etc.)
• Scrape
Merge + clean data:
• google spreadsheets
• Excel
• Open ...
Examples - tutorials
Social Network Analysis Using the Twitter API
http://datadrivenjournalism.net/resources/social_networ...
Nice sites on visualisation
Visualisation
• https://drawingbynumbers.org/
• http://www.scimaps.org/
• http://www.guardian....
Centre for
Development
Innovation
www.wageningenUR.nl/cdi
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  1. 1. Open Data and Visualisation Brownbag meeting Centre for Development Innovation Mirjam Schaap, February 2013
  2. 2. OPEN DATA
  3. 3. Sites about open data / development Open for Change http://openforchange.info/ Open Development (video) http://vimeo.com/49827002 Worldbank Open Data log http://blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/
  4. 4. G8 Open Data for Agriculture https://sites.google.com/site/g8opendataconference/ IFPRI open data for agriculture http://www.ifpri.org/event/open-data-agriculture-side-event-ifpri Publish What You Fund http://www.publishwhatyoufund.org/ Open Aid Partnership http://www.openaidmap.org/
  5. 5. IATI IATI Standard is a technical publishing framework allowing data to be compared. http://iatistandard.org/
  6. 6. UGANDA • http://openspending.org/ugandabudget • http://www.publishwhatyoufund.org/uga nda/uganda-with- data.htm#/%5E/2004/~/aid-and- domestic-spending-in-uganda-br----usd-
  7. 7. Data WORLDBANK http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SE.ADT.1524.LT.FE.ZS/countries?display=map
  8. 8. • http://www.openaidmap.org/mappingMalawi.html
  9. 9. SOURCES for Open Data • http://openspending.org/ • http://datacatalog.worldbank.org/
  10. 10. VISUALIZING
  11. 11. Source: the Guardian
  12. 12. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-equALq5HJQ4/URbcddVnJlI/AAAAAAAAICE/zBwY0_qHcss/s1600/GraphImage.png http://technologyandsocialparticipation.blogspot.nl/
  13. 13. Elements in data visualisations • When (temporal) : trends – patterns - correlations • Where (geospatial): maps • What (topical): worldclouds • With whom: network visualisations
  14. 14. Get data • Open data • use APIs (twitter, YouTube etc.) • Scrape Merge + clean data: • google spreadsheets • Excel • Open refine (was google refine) Perform calculations on data (analyze) • R • google spreadsheets, • Excel Visual output • Charts : google spreadsheets – Tableau • Maps: google fusion tables • Networks: gephi, Node XL, Netlogo
  15. 15. Examples - tutorials Social Network Analysis Using the Twitter API http://datadrivenjournalism.net/resources/social_network_analysis_for_journalists_using_the_twitter_api Grabbing Twitter Search Results into Google Refine and Exporting Conversations into Gephi http://datadrivenjournalism.net/resources/grabbing_twitter_search_results_into_google_refine_and_exportin g_into_Gephi • https://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=food%20security • https://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=%23foodsecurity • Google refine: https://code.google.com/p/google-refine/ • Google Fusion Tables + Spreadsheet: via google drive
  16. 16. Nice sites on visualisation Visualisation • https://drawingbynumbers.org/ • http://www.scimaps.org/ • http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog • http://datamarket.com/ • http://vizthinker.com/ • http://www.dataviz.org/ • http://visual.ly/ • http://www.creativebloq.com/design- tools/data-visualisation-712402 • http://www.tableausoftware.com/ Tutorials Google Refine/Fusion Tables • http://datadrivenjournalism.net/resources Geographic Visualisations • http://worldmapper.org • http://www.gapminder.org/data • http://spatialanalysis.co.uk/ Social Network Analysis • http://gephi.org/ • http://nodexl.codeplex.com/ Free courses • http://ivmooc.cns.iu.edu/ • http://knightcenter.utexas.edu/ • https://www.coursera.org/#course/sna www.delicious.com/mirjamschaap #open_data #dataviz #visualise #ict4dev
  17. 17. Centre for Development Innovation www.wageningenUR.nl/cdi

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