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Ghent open data days 19 febr


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Ghent open data days 19 febr

  1. 1. Open Data Endeavors in Amsterdam Open Data Days,19 th Febr 2014, Ghent Katalin Gallyas Open Innovation Policy Advisor @KatalinG
  2. 2. Open Data. Why? Public sector staff recognize the importance of open data, but many are unsure how to use it. (Guardian Research, June 2013)
  3. 3. Open Data Controversial for Local Governments Open Data chances are unrevealed for governments. Open Data Interpretation Illiteracy but curiosity (something big, exciting with Open Data is coming) Who to choose? What to choose? -Linked Data -Data Visualization -Data Mining are unexploited Loc Gov need a helping hand and collaboration on Open Data
  4. 4. Vendor Fusion
  5. 5. Vocabularies Policy Makers “What is the evidence that we should release datasets?” “How many start ups have been created since we launched the first datasets” “Can Open Data repair a market failure, inefficiency?”
  6. 6. Current open data catalysts (non-proprietary*)
  7. 7. Current open data catalysts (proprietary*)
  8. 8. Quest for Open Data Impact, Evidences
  9. 9. Precarious Open Data Policies • Opening, exchanging data between departments of the city hall • External: hackathons still missing in Open Data scenario’s -Big Data Strategy -Meaning behind data (visualization, mining) Connected -Interoperability of open data based apps 24 hours -Civic App Store
  10. 10. Injecting Open Data best practices through EU projects to cities
  11. 11. 1. EU Open Data Fuel Project: Code for EuropeWORKING WITH CODERS
  12. 12. Code for Europe: Civic Apps & Commons
  13. 13. The Future - Commons
  14. 14. 2. EU project: Open Cities
  15. 15. Amsterdam – Strong Open Data Ecosystem partners • • • • • • Strong SME’s, hackers’, coders Business Accelerators Innovation Intermediaries >> EU Projects Open minded Local Gov Participatory citizens
  16. 16. Best Practices Open Data • 30 apps have been launched (face recognition by portrays) • High educational impact • Positive PR for the museum • Reach of new younger target group -110.000 high resolution photo’s of the collection
  17. 17. Rijksmuseum API
  18. 18. Community: Appsterdam2600 developers have joined up
  19. 19. Open Data Observations 1. Open Data Catalysts are strongly dependent on external financing and networking - Liberate open data agents! 2. Vocabularies match between policy makers and open data catalyst 3. Produce user cases to discover the enormous underexploited value of data 4. Watch out with corporate Big Data providers 5. Encourage cities to move toward Commons, peer reviewed open data vendors
  20. 20. Memories. 2011
  21. 21. Thank you! Katalin Gallyas @katalinG