Open Data Cities Presentation

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Presentation given to Social Media Cafe in Manchester on the 5th April 2011

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Open Data Cities Presentation

  1. 1. OpenData Cities Julian Tait @julianlstar
  2. 2. What is Open Data Open data is a philosophy and practice requiring that certain data be freely available to everyone, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control Wikipedia
  3. 3. What is Public Data "Public Data" is the objective, factual, non-personal data on which public services run and are assessed, and on which policy decisions are based, or which is collected or generated in the course of public service delivery. Public Sector Transparency Board
  4. 4. OpenData Cities Cities Manchester a leader in service and application innovation The City Region create a unique opportunity to develop Open Data Creation of a more equitable city Three questions...
  5. 5. Data to be made Open and freely available OpenData Cities Cities Addressing the whole city region Pragmatism over defined methodology Project principles...
  6. 6. Rochdale 206,500 Oldham 217,273 Tameside 215,500 Stockport 281,000 Manchester 483,800 Trafford 211,800 Salford 218,000 Wigan 305,500 Bolton 262,400 Bury 183,300 Conceptual over administrative model of city Population 2.5 million
  7. 7. Public sector inefficiency Problems Lack of awareness Risk, control and liability
  8. 8. Informed citizens Enfranchised citizens Allowing people to make a difference Efficiency targets spend where it matters For citizens
  9. 9. For businesses www.busmapper.co.uk
  10. 10. Right to Data Extension of FOIA
  11. 11. www.datagm.org.uk
  12. 12. Command and Control
  13. 13. make stuff available Five stars of Open Data make it structured non-proprietry linked data use URIs ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★ ★

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