Analysis pro’s and con’s Open DataPro’s (arguments in favor of implementing Open Data): 1Agree 2 Neutral 3DisagreeOpen data is in line with public mission of museums O O OOpen data increases channels to end users O O OOpen data increases relevance O O OOpen data will lead to data enrichment O O OOpen data will add to brand value O O OOpen data will lead to specific funding opportunities O O OOpen data will lead to desired spillover effects O O Oe.g. new ways to earn money, increase audiences etc.Open data will lead to new customers O O OOpen data will help building/gaining expertise O O OOther arguments: …….Which arguments are relevant for your institution? ……..Con’s (arguments againstimplementing Open Data): 1 Agree 2 Neutral 3 DisagreeOpen data will lead to loss of income/potential income O O OOpen data will lead to a loss of (online-) visitors O O OUnwanted spillover effects O O Oe.g. someone else will earn money with your collectionLoss of attribution O O Oe.g. People don’t know that the real object is in your museumLoss of (control of) quality O O OOther arguments: …….Which arguments are relevant for your institution? ……..Question marks (questions you need to answer before you can make an argument about OpenData): 1. 2. 3.
Checklist Implementation Open DataInstitutional Policies 1. Do you have policies implemented for Open Data and/or sharing digital (meta-) data? o Yes o Yes, we share under the following conditions… o No 2. Do you have a (potential) business model with regard to selling digital (meta-) data? o Yes, we sell digital (meta-)data o No, but we think we can make money selling our (meta-)data o No 3. How can Open Data help achieve the goals of your museum? …Copyright 4. Are you facing copyright issues with regard to opening your(meta-) data? o Yes o Partially o No 5. Do you have policiesimplemented for clearing copyright? o Yes, we conduct searches to the right holder o Yes, we have signed an agreement with a representative organisation o No, we only open (meta-)data that is free of rights o No 6. Do you have licensing policies implemented? o Yes, our (meta-) data is licensed as following… o No, we still need to figure out a licensing model o No, we don’t want to license our (meta-)dataTechnique 7. Do you have structured, digital data resources? o Yes, we have one or more databases o No, we have digital resources but not in a structured format o No 8. Is your digital (meta-)data in an Open Data format? o Yes, in (e.g. Dublin Core, LIDO) … o No o I don’t know
9. Are you able to connect your resources to the internet? o Yes, we have an API or OAI-PMH implemented o Yes, we made our resources available on another platform o No, not yet but we are going to o No, it is impossible for usManaging, maintaining and promoting your Open Data 10. Do you have systems implemented, or will you implement systems to manage and maintain your open data set(s)? o Yes, because we want developer registration o Yes, because we have different datasets o Yes, because … o No 11. How many users do you expect? o 1-100 o 101-1001 o … 12. What results do you expect? … 13. How do you promote your API? o We have a marketing plan o We use social media o We participate in competitions o We have a webpage about our API o We don’t do any promotion o …