CKAN @ The Open Government Data Camp

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CKAN @ The Open Government Data Camp

  1. 1. CKANOpen Government Data Camp Warsaw 2011 James Gardner james.gardner@okfn.org
  2. 2. 1. Why(in the open government data context, of course)
  3. 3. Direct benefits forgovernment...● Transparency agenda● FOI Requests● Pre-empt nagging from citizensBiggest benefits for theconsumer...
  4. 4. Open Data Lets You Get Answers to Questions
  5. 5. What was the concentrationof Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere 10,000 years ago?
  6. 6. Open Data Lets You Get Answers to QuestionsConsumer Business GovernmentImprovement and Economic Benefits
  7. 7. Analyse the data found Google Refine R Statistics OpenOffice Calc (Spreadsheet)
  8. 8. A World of OpenData Built on Open Source
  9. 9. Gold Prices
  10. 10. Gold Prices
  11. 11. Apps
  12. 12. Apps
  13. 13. Apps
  14. 14. Benefits of CKAN for Government● Provides a platform for government to publish and maintain information about their data● Allows all the data to be grouped in one place so that it can be found by the public, other government departments, scientists, institutions etc● Makes it possible for communities to form - armchair auditors, data journalists and interested parties can collaborate CKAN is open source software
  15. 15. Summary... Publish FindCollaborate
  16. 16. 2. Features
  17. 17. Publishing
  18. 18. Geospatial
  19. 19. Rich APIExample:curl http://thedatahub.org/api/rest/dataset/gold-prices● Also the Logic Layer● Harvesting (Discovery Metadata Service)
  20. 20. Everyone isdifferent
  21. 21. 3. Ecosystem
  22. 22. 4. Who
  23. 23. CKAN instances around the world
  24. 24. Data.gov.uk
  25. 25. 5. Team6. Questions7. Workshop james.gardner@okfn.org twitter: @ckanproject
  26. 26. 7. Workshop 2pm this afternoon● Install CKAN on EC2 or your dev machine● Set up Extensions● Customise the theme + Whatever else you want us to show you or help with
  27. 27. Attributions ● http://www.flickr. com/photos/ameninadosolhos/2262384558/sizes/l/in/photos tream/

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