The Value of Open

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Talk delivered at London Natural History Museum's "Informatics Horizons for the Natural History Museum" video and programme here
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The Value of Open

  1. 1. The Value of Open Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt FREng @Nigel_Shadbolt
  2. 2. The Power of Open…
  3. 3. The Power of Open…
  4. 4. The Power of Open…
  5. 5. The Power of Open…
  6. 6. 
 The Power of Open…
 Open Licences Open Standards Open Data Open Participation Open Source
  7. 7. 
 Open Data is…
 information that is available for anyone to use, for any purpose, at no cost. has to have a licence that says it is open data. Without a licence, the data can’t be reused.
  8. 8. This….
  9. 9. + 12 wks
  10. 10. + 24 mnths
  11. 11. + 48 mnths
  12. 12. National Data Infrastructure Mapping Addressing Transport Education Health Environment Science :
  13. 13. The Power of the Results Political • Transparency • Accountability • Participation Economic • Efficiency • Innovation • Growth Social • Inclusion • Poverty • Diversity Research • Dissemination • Innovation Media • Data Journalism • Data Literacy Data • Engagement • Improvement • Acquisition
  14. 14. Open Data and Public Health
  15. 15. Open Data and Public Health
  16. 16. Open Data and the Environment
  17. 17. Open Data and the Environment
  18. 18. Open Data and Governance
  19. 19. Open Data and Crime
  20. 20. http://theodi.org
  21. 21. http://opencorporates.com/viz/financial/index.html#
  22. 22. http://prescribinganalytics.com/
  23. 23. Broad Data not just Big Data Big - Small Public – Private Open - Closed Personal - Non-Personal Anonymous - Identified Aggregate – Individual Transient – Patrimonial Exhaust – Core Task
  24. 24. Open Data Challenges Infrastructure Quality Data Literacy Security and Privacy Incumbents Legislation Non delivery of OGD
  25. 25. Open Data: What’s the use… “It is therefore thought fit to employ the [printing] press, as the most proper way to gratify those [who]... delight in the advancement of Learning and profitable Discoveries [and who are] invited and encouraged to search, try, and find out new things, impart their knowledge to one another, and contribute what they can to the Grand Design of improving Natural Knowledge... ” Henry Oldenburg 1665
  26. 26. Cultural Heritage Is in a unique position Public task Economic value Engaging and unique content Authoritative producers Links, links, links…
  27. 27. Thank you
 
 nrs@ecs.soton.ac.uk
 
 nigel@theodi.org
 
 @Nigel_Shadbolt


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