Open Data by Wilbert Kraan

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Open Data presented by Wilbert Kraan of Cetis at Open Scotland, Edinburgh, 27th June 2013.

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Open Data by Wilbert Kraan

  1. 1. Open data Wilbert Kraan
  2. 2. 2 Why Open Data? • Transparency • Releasing social and commercial value • Participation and engagement
  3. 3. 3 Transparency: publishing expenses data Can improve data quality • Many eyes spot more issues • Motivates desirable behaviour • Being careful makes you look good • Saves money • publishing is cheaper than individual FOI requests
  4. 4. 4 Releasing social and commercial value; Ordnance Survey data  Allows people to create new apps and services  Crime maps, etc.  Allows other people to add value to their own apps and services  e.g. pinpointing applications
  5. 5. 5 Participation and engagement  Empower individuals and organisations with information  Learner journey data
  6. 6. 6 Thank you  Wilbert Kraan  w.g.kraan@ovod.net
  7. 7. 6 Thank you  Wilbert Kraan  w.g.kraan@ovod.net

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