Open Data for Health of Natural Capital

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  • Examples of large, medium and small municipalities having Open Data “Catalogues” where people can freely access, download and re-use municipal dataI’m aware of others that are in the planning stages – so more on the way
  • Open Data for Health of Natural Capital

    1. 1. Enhancing the health of ourNatural Capital with Open Data Jury Konga, Principal eGovFutures Group November 15, 2012.
    2. 2. Acknowledgements• Acknowledgements …. big thank you to the following folks for input and support – Latornell Organizing Committee and volunteer teams – Don Pearson and Chris Wilkinson, Conservation Ontario – David Suzuki Foundation – Open Data community• Presentation will on www.slideshare.net/jurykonga Title slide photo credits: © Jury KongaJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 2 Natural Capital with Open Data
    3. 3. Overview • Open Data – defined with context • Open Data Current State • Community Wellness & State of our Natural Capital • Moving forwardJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 3 Natural Capital with Open Data
    4. 4. A Citizens Driven Priority View Source: Suzanne Long from Toronto ChangeCamp 2009Jury Konga Data is essential… irrespective of domain! Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 4 Natural Capital with Open Data
    5. 5. Open Data - the new reality• Starting point • Roots in Freedom of Information legislation - oldest identified with Sweden in 1766; - U.S.A. 1966; - Canada FOI as well as Privacy Act; 1983; - Ontario Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990• More recently, Open Data seen as foundational component of Open Government • focuses on citizen engagement, transparency, accountability, collaboration and innovationJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 5 Natural Capital with Open Data
    6. 6. Open Data - the new reality • Early in the “new era” of open data • Gaining acceptance & momentum • How - similar approach but … unique to each organizationJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 6 Natural Capital with Open Data
    7. 7. Open Government Community Citizen Engagement Engagement Framework 2.0 Open Open Citizen Innovation Engagement Citizen Data Engagement • Core components Open Hub: C3 – Open Data is • Commons foundational • Communication • Collaboration Open Open Citizen Knowledge Engagement Citizen Decisions Engagement • “Open Hub”: C3 Open Citizen Supporting Economics Engagement Infrastructure • Supporting Infrastructure• Policy & • Data Standards • Financial &• Technology Human Resources Leadership & Governance Version 2 of 2010 Open Government FrameworkJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 7 Natural Capital with Open Data
    8. 8. This is NOT Open DataLatornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our 8 Natural Capital with Open Data
    9. 9. Defining Open Data “A piece of content or data is open to anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and/or share-alike.” opendefinition.org/Open Data is a foundational component for OpenGovernment and focuses on freely making public dataavailable in a usable format for all to re-use and add valuefor the benefit of citizens.Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 9 Natural Capital with Open Data
    10. 10. Open Data AttributesDiscoverable Redistribute Use ReUse Machine Readable $ Minimal AttributionJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 10 Natural Capital with Open Data
    11. 11. Current State - A Global View … it’s pervasiveOver 55 participating countries Over 189 Open Data portals Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 11 Natural Capital with Open Data
    12. 12. Current State - National & Provincial LevelJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 12 Natural Capital with Open Data
    13. 13. Current State - the Ontario Municipal scene Others in planning & implementation stagesJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 13 Natural Capital with Open Data
    14. 14. Open Data Value Proposition - Analytics for Community ImprovementsJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM http://vimeo.com/theacademy/opengovernment 14 Natural Capital with Open Data
    15. 15. Open Data Value Proposition - Re-Use of Data via Applications • BC Apps 4 Climate Action • App Winner: Waterly • Tracks recent rainfall near your home • Notifies by email when you dont need to water your lawn • No more need to water just because it is your watering day • Benefits citizens, the community and mother nature Created by http://www.dynamic-solutions.com/Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 15 Natural Capital with Open Data
    16. 16. Open Data Value Proposition - Re-Use of Data via Applications Community Driven and Supplied Solutions http://www.opendatabc.ca/projects.html Thanks to Herb Lainchbury, Open Data BC for referenceJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 16 Natural Capital with Open Data
    17. 17. Open Data Value Proposition - Visualization + Data • Dynamic visualization based on neighbourhoods • User control over well-being indicators & weighting • Option to download data for re-use ! • New features on the way Source: Harvey Low, Project Manager Social Policy, Analysis and Research http://www.toronto.ca/wellbeing/Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 17 Natural Capital with Open Data
    18. 18. Measuring our Community Wellness - FCM Quality of Life Reporting SystemJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 18 Natural Capital with Open Data
    19. 19. Measuring our Community Wellness - Canadian Index of Wellness(CIW) Indicators Circa 2001 Composite Index What’s wrong with this picture? http://ciw.ca/en/CanadianIndexOfWellbeing/CompositeIndex.htmlhttp://ciw.ca/reports/en/History/Indicators_of_Quality_of_Life_in_Canada.sflb.pdf Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 19 Natural Capital with Open Data
    20. 20. Measuring our Environmental Wellbeing • Parameters are from Canadian Index of Wellbeing • Overarching: Air, Land and Water – are there parameters missing? • How well are we set up to collaborate on this?http://ciw.ca/en/CanadianIndexOfWellbeing/DomainsOfWellbeing/Environment.html Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 20 Natural Capital with Open Data
    21. 21. Measuring our Natural Capital Health • Ecological “footprint exceeded the Earth’s biocapacity – the area of land and productive oceans actually available to produce renewable resources and absorb CO2 emissions • Living Planet Index: - 28% since 1970 • Stats circa 2008 - we need real-time dataJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 21 Natural Capital with Open Data
    22. 22. Measuring the Health of our Natural Capital “The vision of the Natural Capital Project is a world in which people, governments, and corporations recognize the values of natural capital – embodied in Earths lands, waters and biodiversity – in supporting human well-being, and routinely incorporate these values into decision- making.” Standardized Science for Secure Water Are There Too Many People on the Planet? Science Chronicles August 6th, 2012 Science Chronicles August 6th, 2012Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 22 Natural Capital with Open Data
    23. 23. Issues, Challenges, MetricsJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 23 Natural Capital with Open Data
    24. 24. Issues, Challenges, Metrics • Key issues via David Climate Change Suzuki Foundation • With our natural and built systems – everything is Freshwater Health Oceans connected to everything • How do we measure our overall health or Wildlife and Habitat wellbeing?Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 24 Natural Capital with Open Data
    25. 25. Moving Forward … - what’s our Current State• In local government, there is a “hard” infrastructure deficit in Canada of $123B (2007) & requires attention• What’s Canada’s Natural Capital/Ecosystem deficit? - “Harder to peg” … need agreed to standards• Need to open data, standardize process and analyse the data to derive a current state assessment at local, provincial, national and global scales … set goals & action plan to addressJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 25 Natural Capital with Open Data
    26. 26. Moving forward - World Wide Environmental Sensor Web… real time feeds Federal Municipal Government Provincial Government Government BIG Environmental Community Citizens Data Ontario -> Earth Groups NGO Conservation Researchers Authorities Universities … Replicate for every jurisdiction Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our 26 Open by Design TM Natural Capital with Open Data
    27. 27. Moving forward - leverage what already ExistsEnhanced coordination & data integration will benefit the communityJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our 27Open by Design TM Natural Capital with Open Data
    28. 28. Moving forward - leverage Resources already in PlaceEnhanced coordination & resource sharing will benefit the communityJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our 28Open by Design TM Natural Capital with Open Data
    29. 29. Moving forward … as an Inclusive CommunityNeed to leverage ourCommunity Intellectual Capitaland resources Government Citizens & Community NGO Groups Academia Private Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 29 Natural Capital with Open Data
    30. 30. Moving forward – Create Collaborative teams “Humans are fundamentally dependent on ecosystems for survival, yet our awareness and understanding of this critical connection is fragmented. Our health and well-being are affected by the quality of our natural environment: it both supports and impacts health. Both individual species and the health of the public flourish when they have access to clear air, clean water and productive soil.” “There is an as-yet-untapped community of practice that is committed to shedding light on the links between ecologySource: www.conservationontario.ca/NESH/Watershed_Health_FINAL.pdf and health in our society.” Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 30 Natural Capital with Open Data
    31. 31. Moving forward … with collaborative sectorsLeverage our Sectoral Intellectual Capitaland resources including … Environment & Conservation Community & Health Land Use Services Planning Economic Infrastructure Development Management Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 31 Natural Capital with Open Data
    32. 32. Moving forward … with inter-jurisdictional collaboration Open Data Ontario Open Data CO ?Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 32 Natural Capital with Open Data
    33. 33. Moving forward … Open Data Maturity Model Five Phases of Open Data 5 Global 4 Integration 3 Open Enterprise Data Open Data 2 Data Portal Catalog 1 Startup Evolutionary within Info Management Best PracticesJury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 33 Natural Capital with Open Data
    34. 34. Concluding thoughts …. 1• Open Data has become an imperative – Make it a community and corporate Policy Open Data + Integrated Community Analyses = Integrated Enhanced Decision Community Making Analyses & Policy Development (& MUCH more)Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 34 Natural Capital with Open Data
    35. 35. Concluding thoughts …. 2• Common Baseline : Develop a local -> Provincial -> National -> Global Natural Capital/Ecosystem Wellbeing index Global Common Parameters National Wellbeing Provincial LocalJury KongaOpen by Design TM Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Natural Capital with Open Data Time 35
    36. 36. Concluding thoughts …. 3• Collaboration is essential & benefits all Need to optimize our resources – physical, financial and intellectual capitalSource: Jury Konga, “Collaboration 2.0- Leveraging Today’s Technology for Tomorrow’s Challenges”Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of ourOpen by Design TM 36 Natural Capital with Open Data
    37. 37. Concluding thought• We need to start now! … the well-being of our natural capital requires it © Jury Konga © Jury Konga © Jury Konga © Jury Konga“Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast”and Collaborate Large Jury Konga Latornell 2012 - Enhancing health of our Open by Design TM 37 Natural Capital with Open Data
    38. 38. Thank You Jury Konga, Principal eGovFutures Group jkonga@sympatico.ca Twitter @jkonga Skype jury.kongawww.slideshare.net/jurykonga

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