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Apps4Fingal Open Data Competition

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Presentation given at the launch of the Fingal Open Data Apps4Fingal competition in Fingal County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland on 9th November, 2011

The presentation includes an overview of Open Data and an explanation of Apps4Fingal.

For more information see http://data.fingal.ie/apps4fingal

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Apps4Fingal Open Data Competition

  1. 1. apps 4 fingal launch 9 th November, 2011 @ fingalopendata #Apps4Fingal
  2. 2. Fingal
  3. 3. © OpenStreetMap contributors, CC-BY-SA - http://www.openstreetmap.org/ Fingal 3 rd largest Youngest Fast Growing
  4. 4. Rapid Population Growth
  5. 5. Fingal Data Hub http://www.fdb.ie/fingaldatahub
  6. 6. Fingal Open Data http://data.fingal.ie
  7. 7. What is Open Data?
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronanone/802918511/ Public Data
  9. 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mag3737/1914076277/ Open Formats
  10. 10. Machine Readable http://www.flickr.com/photos/carrick/61952845/
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/greencolander/2503742560/ Accessible
  12. 12. Why Open Data?
  13. 13. Transparency
  14. 14. Participation http://www.flickr.com/photos/aerosolhalos/5134485529/
  15. 15. Collaboration http://www.flickr.com/photos/elwillo/4337007744/
  16. 16. Economic Opportunities http://www.flickr.com/photos/22240293@N05/3845692998
  17. 17. Open Data to date
  18. 18. U.S. : data.gov
  19. 19. E.U. : Reuse of Public Sector Information
  20. 20. Open Data Initiatives Worlwide
  21. 21. Fingal Open Data
  22. 22. Open Data relating to Fingal http://data.fingal.ie
  23. 23. Over 90 datasets in 12 categories
  24. 24. Request Data
  25. 25. Apps
  26. 26. Blog
  27. 27. About
  28. 28. Irish PSI Licence
  29. 29. http://www.dublinked.ie/ Dublin Region Innovation Network
  30. 30. Dublinked data
  31. 31. Apps
  32. 32. http://election.hittheroad.ie Polling Stations Website
  33. 33. Bring Banks App https://github.com/robmooney/BringBanks
  34. 34. Disabled Parking App https://market.android.com/search?q=dublin+parking&so=1&c=apps
  35. 35. Traffic Camera Map http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=86745310eb9b44a7b5e3f94498a9e27a
  36. 36. Next Steps for Open Data
  37. 37. Linking Open Data cloud diagram, by Richard Cyganiak and Anja Jentzsch. http://lod-cloud.net/ We Need Irish Open Data
  38. 38. We Need Apps
  39. 39. apps 4 fingal C O M P E T I T I O N @fingalopendata #Apps4Fingal #iodw
  40. 41. http://data.fingal.ie/apps4fingal
  41. 42. apps 4 fingal rules <ul><li>Wednesday 9 th November 2011 – Monday 9 th January 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Open to Irish residents and companies </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals, Groups & Companies may enter </li></ul><ul><li>7 categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thematic - Enterprise; Community; Tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Larger Company Recognition </li></ul></ul>
  42. 43. apps 4 fingal rules (cont’d) <ul><li>Entries must use at least one Fingal dataset </li></ul><ul><li>App entries must be fully functional </li></ul><ul><li>Entries must be available without cost for a 6 month period </li></ul><ul><li>Entries may only win a prize in one category with the exception of the Overall award </li></ul><ul><li>Overall award may be awarded to the winner of a thematic category </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas category is for ideas for proposed applications </li></ul>
  43. 44. apps 4 fingal judging <ul><li>Criteria for Application Entries </li></ul><ul><li>Usefulness – value to Fingal citizens or businesses </li></ul><ul><li>• Category – relevance to theme (for thematic categories) </li></ul><ul><li>• Design – presentation and creativity </li></ul><ul><li>• Innovation – uniqueness and inventiveness </li></ul><ul><li>• Ease of Use – overall usability including accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>• Appeal – overall appeal </li></ul>
  44. 45. apps 4 fingal judging <ul><li>Criteria for Ideas Entries </li></ul><ul><li>• Usefulness – value to Fingal citizens or businesses </li></ul><ul><li>• Innovation – uniqueness and inventiveness </li></ul><ul><li>• Practicability – how readily the idea can be implemented </li></ul><ul><li>• Appeal – overall appeal </li></ul>
  45. 46. apps 4 fingal prizes Recognition Larger Company ESRI Ireland Fingal County Council € 2,500 Overall Fingal County Council € 500 value Student Fingal Works € 500 Ideas Dublin Airport Authority Fingal Tourism Fingal County Council € 2,500 Tourism Fingal County Childcare Committee Fingal County Council € 2,500 Community Fingal County Enterprise Board Drinan Enterprise Centre Beat Enterprise Centre Base Enterprise Centre Linc Centre, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown € 2,500 Enterprise Supported by Amount Prize Category
  46. 47. apps 4 fingal sponsors
  47. 48. App Competitions
  48. 49. http:// publicdata.eu European Open Data Challenge
  49. 50. San Francisco Apps http:// datasf.org /showcase/
  50. 51. Apps4Ottawa http://apps4ottawa.ca/en/apps
  51. 52. apps 4 fingal <ul><li>3 rd December 2011 – Blanchardstown </li></ul><ul><li>Hear about Open Data in Fingal </li></ul><ul><li>Develop ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Form teams </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with Council professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Prototype your ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Pitch your project </li></ul><ul><li>Build a first version of an app </li></ul>developer day
  52. 53. apps 4 fingal sponsors
  53. 54. apps 4 fingal C O M P E T I T I O N @fingalopendata #Apps4Fingal
  54. 55. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Use of any Fingal County Council or other logos and brands are not covered by this license. Pictures as marked used under Creative Commons license. If you believe any content is infringing copyright, please contact us via http:// data.fingal.ie www.slideshare.net/fingalopendata

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