Government Citizens Data collector Launches Companies Open Data Civil Society, etc Inaccuracy for the Accuracy? efficacy of open data initiatives? Leverage crowdsourcing to improve the validity? ‘Crowds’Three Questions about Open Data
Location Datasets Kenya Primary School 2007 Health Facilities Kenya Both available on Kenya Open Data site (opendata.go.ke, 2012)Geospatial Information Datasets Global Administrative Unit Layers (GAUL) DigitalGlobe Global Basemap Google EarthDatasets
Health Facilities Total: 8232 For validation: 4867 Actual valid: 4644 4,203 in Digital Globe 441 in Google Earth Primary Schools Total: 31229 For validation: 110 (random sampling) Actual valid: 108 Results
Basemaps Trackselection changes School Information School locations
Connect available data to ‘crowds’ for more powerful feedbacksColor of Locater Description Green Original location given in the dataset Purple New location added to the dataset Track changes Red Proposed correction to the original location Yellow Current location selected to be moved
Let’s play…… Honor Board with highlighted contributors: Last registered Most active Best contributor…… Measure global progress over time Clear goals, easy to achieve Editing locations and user interactions
Future…… Multi-language interface Community built on Points ofKnowledge Users communication Allow picture-uploading and GPSposition collection using mobile device ……
All datasets are fully open Open source solution preferred Collaborative development process
Unleashing the ‘wisdom of crowds’ Innovation in Governance, World Bank Institute
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