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Talking about Open Data at Otago University

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Talking about Open Data at Otago University

  1. 1. Environment Southland Data Management Conference 19 October 2015 - Paul Stone - New Zealand Open Government Data Programme
  2. 2.  What is open data and information? ◦ Brief description of open government data policies and the programme  Why: some innovative re-use of open government data – to get you thinking…  Your questions
  3. 3. “Open data is data that anyone can access, use and share.” (Open Data Institute https://theodi.org/guides/what-open-data) For NZ Government…  licensed for legal re-use (NZGOAL)  Non-proprietary and machine-readable format
  4. 4. TheDeclaration Data.govt.nz Open Government
  5. 5. Guidance to publicly funded agencies on how to apply Creative Commons licences to information data and content, published digitally or in hardcopy. Copyright = ownership Licence = permissions to re-use (assigned by the copyright owner) Training videos at https://www.ict.govt.nz/guidance-and- resources/open-government/new-zealand-government-open-access-and- licensing-nzgoal-framework/nzgoal-online-training-videos/
  6. 6. • Open • Protected • Readily available • Trusted and authoritative • Well managed • Reasonably priced (“…expected to be free”) • Reusable
  7. 7. • Reusable o at source, with the highest possible level of granularity o in re-usable, machine-readable format o with appropriate metadata; and o in aggregate or modified forms if they cannot be released in their original state.
  8. 8. Government direction to government agencies to proactively release all: • publicly funded data • non-personal and unclassified • high potential value for re-use • managed according to the Principles • licensed for re-use (NZGOAL) • published on Data.govt.nz
  9. 9. Our job to encourage all that to happen!  To encourage and support the release of data and information  To understand the user communities (and raise awareness)  To assess the impact of re-use
  10. 10. Video – Open/Shared/Closed Data
  11. 11. Examples of re-use – Tides data…
  12. 12. Property…
  13. 13. Property…
  14. 14. NZ Schools App
  15. 15. ATM Finder
  16. 16. Mogeo - Campermate
  17. 17. Mogeo – NZ Fishing Rules
  18. 18. Mogeo – MarineMate
  19. 19. Mogeo – Product Recalls
  20. 20. Mogeo – Agricultural Chemical & Vet Medicine
  21. 21. Mogeo – Pest Identification
  22. 22. Pocket Ranger
  23. 23. ThunderMaps
  24. 24. ANZ – Truckometer
  25. 25. The Forward Works Viewer
  26. 26. Advocacy
  27. 27. NZ Herald Maori.geek.nz @polemic @fogonwater
  28. 28. • Data shows: • low income earners are more likely to be obese • High concentration of low income earners in central Washington DC • Retail licence data - low quality food outlets in low income neighbourhoods • High prevalence of smartphones amongst low income earners
  29. 29. Significantly higher admissions to hospital as a result of self harm
  30. 30. TutuManuka Photo: Nic Maps and story: Melissa Clark-Reynolds
  31. 31. Contact Email: pstone@linz.govt.nz opendata@linz.govt.nz Twitter: #opendatanz Open Government Data Programme: http://www.ict.govt.nz/programmes-and- initiatives/open-and-transparent-government Case Studies: http://www.ict.govt.nz/guidance-and- resources/case-studies/open-data Questions?

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