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Presentation by Tim Willoughby at the Fujitsu Innovation Gathering 2013 conference at Croke Park in Dublin. Paper title - Data Data Everywhere but not a Byte to eat - The big issues are - lots of ...

Presentation by Tim Willoughby at the Fujitsu Innovation Gathering 2013 conference at Croke Park in Dublin. Paper title - Data Data Everywhere but not a Byte to eat - The big issues are - lots of Data, lots of talk, not many solutions coming up, meet many people with the same issues. Local Government are working on Open Data, Linked Open Data, Semantic Web, Smart Cities, relying on Universities (DERI) for solutions to the bigger issues. A lot of incremental innovation is ongoing.



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Data data everywhere and not a byte to eat... Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Data, Data, Everywhere andnot a Byte to Eat – The DataChallenge in Smart CitiesOpen Data / Smart Cities / Smart DataTim WilloughbyLGMA
  • 2. Shared Service for Local Government
  • 3. Smart Cities…•Smart city is a journey – not a destination•Ireland has an opportunity –•Smart Country…•What are / should the Local Authorities do…
  • 4. Challenge with Data…• When you view the worldthrough the lens of LocalGovernment - everything youview relates to that…• When you have a hammer –everything becomes a nail…
  • 5. Smart Country –How do we know when we are there?• A broadband infrastructure• widely available and affordable to all• Applications and services in areas• such as Transport, safety, health, education and economy• An interconnection between and across Agencies andCommunities• through a Standardised Integrated service architecture• A platform for innovation (data and information services)• promotes the development of new applications and services
  • 6. The World has changed…
  • 7. Change is …Technological ChangeOpen standardsPublish Data so it can beconsumed internally / externallyInformation and Decision makingCultural ChangeTraditional Information SilosBuild Trust and reduce fear ofdata TransparencyCrowd sourcing PrinciplesOutsideInfluencesInternalCommandandControl
  • 8. Radical Change is happening – With orWithout the Owners / Shareholders
  • 9. Change is coming• New approach to the capture and use of data• Building of teams across the sector that blurs county boundaries• Centrally mandated architectural approach adopted• Sourcing practices to achieve economies of scale• Use procurement frameworks and maintain local enterprise.
  • 10. 0101010101010101010101010101Lots of data being createdHow much being usedHow much is capable of being used?
  • 11. How Much Data do you create?
  • 12. It knows moreabout you thanyour partner…Source : Peter Cochrane
  • 13. How to deal with Lots of data• 7TB a Day for Twitter…• 10,000 CD’s• 5m Floppy• 225GB during this talk…• How do you Store that…• HD Write Speed- 80mb/s…• 24.3 Hrs to write 7TB….• Government Thinking is not in this space.. Yet..
  • 14. So far ICT has not fundamentallychanged government• 1990s: lCT expectedto make governmentmore transparent, efficient anduser oriented• 2005+: disillusion asbureaucracy still in existence• Is Open Data / smart city theanswer?Jane E. Fountain – Gov 1.0 – Just Replicating the Silos on the Internet
  • 15. Meanwhile in Local Government –Shared Services….• HR, Payroll, Superannuation• Accounts Payable• ICT BackOffice• Procurement• Irish Water• NPPR• POW
  • 16. PrioritiesProcurementPayrollSuperannuationTreasuryAccountsPayableeInvoicePortal ICT BackofficeGISSocialMediaOpenDataPublicLightingPaidParkingLibraryOnlineServices Big discussion
  • 17. Keeping up.. Like playing tetris…$12M$74M170%34%60MPower and SpaceSavingsData CenterEquipment SavingsGain in Storage AdminProductivityIncrease in EnergyEfficiencyPounds of CO2ReducedCAPEXOPEXProductivity LossTotal Cost ofOwnershipInfrastructureas a ServicePlatform as aServiceDesktop as aServiceEnterpriseApplicationsas a ServiceSecuritySystemsStorageBackupandRecoveryDataCenterNetworks
  • 18. Standards across Local Government…(es)
  • 19. Big Data in Local Government
  • 20. My Council DashboardCurrent StreetAverageYour Year toDate AmountCurrent WasteTrade Price/kilo
  • 21. Semantic Web - The Journey to a Local GovernmentPortal Semantic Data Legislation Events Detail Management Details Councillor Details Publishing Regimes Services - Planning, Housing, etc GIS Maps …..For Humans…For MachinesHyperlinks…Semantic LinksRDF Data RDF Data
  • 22. Local Government Portal• Standards• Service Catalogue – How can we presentdata together if it isn’t the same service?• Ontology – Produce Open Data (RDFa) forStandard Entities• People, Services, Events, Updates,Locations, etc• Reuse Information across the Sector• FixYourStreet• CheckTheRegister• MyPlan• Data• CKAN /• Gis Data / Inspire• Service Catalogue• Open Data• CRM• GIS• Knowledge Management• Content Management Systems• Online Services
  • 23. What is Data Interoperability?The ability to exchange information between andamong public bodiescross discipline, cross jurisdiction, cross sector.Assumptions:1. Exchanges would benefit one or more agencies2. Philosophy of “need to know” is replaced by “responsibilityto provide”
  • 24. TrafficWeather /FloodingOutbreaksRoads /RiversCitizensLocal Government Issue?Information does not stop at the CountyBoundary• We have almost as many man-made boundaries as we have data sets
  • 25. What has Cloud ever done for us?Apart from Scale, Speed, Agility, Low Cost,Enterprise Adoption, Enterprise Mapping, Open Data, Standards,Google, API’s, etcOpen Street Maps, Map Servers,Telephony, Cloud Expansion etc
  • 26. Drivers – Open Data
  • 27. Open Data – Natural Progression…• Standards…• Ability to Link relevant data to makeeven moreLinkedData• High or recognised Value (transparent)• Cool, High Value Apps – from Local dataPublicData• Manage their own Data• Implication for Health and Social CareCitizensFirst
  • 28. Drivers – Personal Productivity
  • 29. More and more connected things..
  • 30. Challenges
  • 32. Citizen Expectation Changed?SocialMedia
  • 33. Are we there yet?• Services based on Aggregation ofdata from Multiple Authorities• Services based on data frommultiple sensors• Apps based on making it easier toplay with our stuff..• Imagine the Local Elections usingFOAF and Semantic Web toexchange information
  • 34. we’ll always have reasons tosay no!Computer Says no..We need to bedecisiveYeah but, no but, Yeah but