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Open Data 2015


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Presentation at the 2014 Hawaii Digital Government Summit

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Open Data 2015

  1. 1. Open Data 2015 Hawaii Digital Government Summit Burt Lum December 16, 2014 @bytemarks
  2. 2. The Open Government Partnership is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.
  3. 3. Open Government Declaration ● Increase the availability of information about governmental activities. ● Support civic participation. ● Implement the highest standards of professional integrity throughout our administrations. ● Increase access to new technologies for openness and accountability. 2011
  4. 4. Open Data by Default Establish an expectation that all government data be published openly by default Quality and Quantity Release high-quality open data that are timely, comprehensive, and accurate. Ensure that information in the data is written in plain, clear language Make sure that data are fully described, Release data as early as possible Useable by All Release data in open formats wherever possible Release as much data as possible, Releasing Data for Improved Governance Share technical expertise and experience Be transparent about our own data collection, standards, and publishing processes, Releasing Data for Innovation Work to increase open data literacy and encourage people Empower a future generation of data innovators G8 Open Data Charter 2013
  5. 5. 2009 - Open Government Directive - M-10-06 2013 - Executive Order -- Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information 2013 - Project Open Data 2014 - Office of Science and Technology Policy, Open Government Plan
  6. 6. Act 263 (2013) Ordinance 13-39 (2013) Hawaii Open Data Policy
  7. 7. Whether you’re a data publisher or a data user, each open data certificate is a great achievement. There are four kinds: Open Data Certificates
  8. 8. CC0 enables scientists, educators, artists and other creators and owners of copyright- or database-protected content to waive those interests in their works and thereby place them as completely as possible in the public domain, so that others may freely build upon, enhance and reuse the works for any purposes without restriction under copyright or database law.
  9. 9. The School of Data aims to make your learning experience as tailored as possible through independent learning modules. Learning modules are all stand-alone and can be taken in any order. ● Data Fundamentals ● A Gentle Introduction to Data Cleaning ● Introduction into Exploring Data ● A gentle Introduction into Extracting Data ● A gentle Introduction to Geocoding ● Working with Budgets and Spending Data ● School of Data Journalism School of Data
  10. 10. What can open data do for you?
  11. 11. Changing the Culture of Government
  12. 12. Burt Lum @bytemarks