Public Sector Information (PSI) at the
European Commission
Márta Nagy-Rothengass
European Commission
DG Communications Net...
OUTLINE
1. Why the "open data" matters?
2. Open data policy aspects
3. Open data infrastructure
4. Conclusion
Data has become a resource
 Types:
Publicly funded data (like statistics, environmental and
geographical data, meteorolog...
Open (public) data: Why does it matter for Europe?
 1. Untapped business and economic opportunities:
data is the new gold...
Commission Communication on Open data
An engine for innovation, growth and transparent
governance
 Fostering of (Open) Da...
Revision of the PSI Directive
Directive 2013/37/EU was adopted on 23 June 2013
 Key points of the revision, to be transpo...
 Guidelines on implementation of
the Directive (charging rules,
licensing, high value datasets)
• Public consultation Sep...
G8 context
The G8 Open Data Charter
 "We have arrived at a
tipping point, heralding a
new era in which people can
use ope...
G8 Open Data Charter
5 principles, all fully in line with the EC policy on OD:
 Open Data by Default (“all government dat...
EU implementation
of the G8 Open Data Charter
6 commitments:
1. Publication of core datasets held at EU level (budget,
ele...
European Council 24/25 October 2013
 Enhancing the potential of 'Big Data and Open Data' and
'data-driven innovation';
12
It spreads …
 Over 30 countries with
national data portals
 Numerous initiatives at
regional/local level
 Internatio...
150+ Open data portals in Europe
+ European Commission
Open Data Portal (2012)
+ Pan-European Open Data
Portal (pilot in 2...
The EC Open Data Portal:
Re-use of Commission's own Data
More than 6500 datasets
from 40 data providers
Pan-European
Open Data portal
currently a pilot:
www.publicdata.eu*
More than 46,000
referenced datasets
from 14 countries...
Towards a pan-European
infrastructure for (open) data
Rationale
• One single gateway to reusable information
with the aim ...
EU wide Open Data Infrastructures
CEF:
Access to digital resources
of European Heritage
“Europeana”
Sustainable model
for ...
CEF Public Open Data: 2014 actions
 initiate the deployment of a comprehensive Open Data core
platform
• Make data sets a...
• Open data creates fantastic opportunities for new business
but also some threats (Information overabundance, privacy)
• ...
• More info and updates:
https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/content-and-media/data
Thank you!
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    1. 1. Public Sector Information (PSI) at the European Commission Márta Nagy-Rothengass European Commission DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology European Data Forum 2014 Session 1: Open Data (across Europe) Athens, Greece, 19 March 2014
    2. 2. OUTLINE 1. Why the "open data" matters? 2. Open data policy aspects 3. Open data infrastructure 4. Conclusion
    3. 3. Data has become a resource  Types: Publicly funded data (like statistics, environmental and geographical data, meteorological data, business information, legal information), institutional and private data  Data offers new opportunities: Combination of different types of data (e.g. geo, traffic and tourism; business and open)  Data activities generate externalities, positive (reuse) and negative (privacy): capture the good and avoid the bad  Competitive advantage is to offer the right data to the right people at the right time
    4. 4. Open (public) data: Why does it matter for Europe?  1. Untapped business and economic opportunities: data is the new gold; possible direct and indirect gains of €140bln across the EU27; Dutch geo-sector in 2008: 15.000 jobs  2. Better governance and citizen empowerment: open data increases transparency, citizen participation and administrative efficiency and accountability  3. Addressing societal challenges: data can enhance sustainability of health care systems; essential for tackling environmental challenges  4. Accelerating scientific progress: e-science essential for meeting the challenges of the 21st century in scientific discovery and learning.
    5. 5. Commission Communication on Open data An engine for innovation, growth and transparent governance  Fostering of (Open) Data policy  Adoption of the revised Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information (PSI)  Adoption of the Commission decision on re-use of its own information  Implementation of PSI policy across Europe by ensuring compliance and the development of soft law instruments (guidelines on high value data, licensing and charging)
    6. 6. Revision of the PSI Directive Directive 2013/37/EU was adopted on 23 June 2013  Key points of the revision, to be transposed by July 2015 • All accessible material in principle reusable must be made available; • Charges in principle are lowered to the marginal costs of dissemination • Rules on re-use of cultural material (material held by museums, libraries & archives that is free of third party copyright) are now included • Machine-readable and open formats are strongly encouraged
    7. 7.  Guidelines on implementation of the Directive (charging rules, licensing, high value datasets) • Public consultation September- November 2013 • Public hearing, Luxembourg, 25.11.13 • Meeting of the PSI Group, 26.11.13 • Internal Commission validation process, December 2013-March 2014 • Adoption and publication as European Commission Communication: June 2014 Revision of the PSI Directive
    8. 8. G8 context The G8 Open Data Charter  "We have arrived at a tipping point, heralding a new era in which people can use open data to generate insights, ideas, and services to create a better world for all."  "12) We agree to orient our governments towards open data by default. " EU implementation plan
    9. 9. G8 Open Data Charter 5 principles, all fully in line with the EC policy on OD:  Open Data by Default (“all government data be published openly by default”)  Quality and Quantity (released data should be timely, comprehensive, accurate and clear)  Usable by All (OD should be available free of charge; without bureaucratic or administrative barriers, such as registration requirements; in open formats wherever possible; as much data as possible)  Releasing Data for Improved Governance (share technical expertise and experience, be transparent on data collection, standards, and publishing processes)  Releasing Data for Innovation
    10. 10. EU implementation of the G8 Open Data Charter 6 commitments: 1. Publication of core datasets held at EU level (budget, elections, statistics) 2. Publication of high value datasets held at EU level 3. Publishing data on the EU open data portal 4. Promoting the application of the principles of the G8 Open Data Charter in all 28 EU Member States 5. Supporting Activities, Outreach, Consultation and Engagement 6. Sharing experiences of open data work
    11. 11. European Council 24/25 October 2013  Enhancing the potential of 'Big Data and Open Data' and 'data-driven innovation';
    12. 12. 12 It spreads …  Over 30 countries with national data portals  Numerous initiatives at regional/local level  International Organizations already on board (e.g. http://open- data.europa.eu/ http://data.worldbank.org / http://data.un.org/ ) Data portals all over the world.. RED ... local or regional governmental authorities GREEN ... local or regional private initiatives YELLOW ... nationwide governmental authorities BLUE ... nationwide private initiatives PURPLE ... transnational catalogue Publication of Open Government Data
    13. 13. 150+ Open data portals in Europe + European Commission Open Data Portal (2012) + Pan-European Open Data Portal (pilot in 2013) + European Digital Service infrastructure for Open Data (CEF, 2014-2020)
    14. 14. The EC Open Data Portal: Re-use of Commission's own Data More than 6500 datasets from 40 data providers
    15. 15. Pan-European Open Data portal currently a pilot: www.publicdata.eu* More than 46,000 referenced datasets from 14 countries *LOD2 project
    16. 16. Towards a pan-European infrastructure for (open) data Rationale • One single gateway to reusable information with the aim of enabling combination of information held by various open data portals at various levels throughout the EU • Services around open data • Dedicated service infrastructure for language resources in order facilitate multi-lingual access to online services
    17. 17. EU wide Open Data Infrastructures CEF: Access to digital resources of European Heritage “Europeana” Sustainable model for financing the EU public digital library Europeana 2013:pilot of a pan-European Open Data Portal 2014-2020: progressive implementation as one of the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) Infrastructures (Open Data)
    18. 18. CEF Public Open Data: 2014 actions  initiate the deployment of a comprehensive Open Data core platform • Make data sets accessible and downloadable through links to data providers' resources; • Advanced visualization capabilities, tools for data aggregation and linking, browsing and visualization, user interfaces and support material • Use agreed standards for metadata and data
    19. 19. • Open data creates fantastic opportunities for new business but also some threats (Information overabundance, privacy) • The business champions of the future will be the most successful companies in coping with data flood • Technology solutions addressing the complexity of information problems and interoperability issues are needed • Policy implementation (PSI and G8) is required • Towards a better use of publicly funded data in Europe • The EC is committed to support to improve European (open) data driven competitiveness Conclusion
    20. 20. • More info and updates: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/content-and-media/data
    21. 21. Thank you! 21

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