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The road to Open Data - DataDays2014

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Conclusion of Mme Irina Bolychevsky on Data Days 2014, Wednesday 19th February

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The road to Open Data - DataDays2014

  1. 1. DataDays 2014 The road to Open Data Irina Bolychevsky @shevski @shevski okfn.org
  2. 2. We are a global network using advocacy and technology to open up knowledge and see it used to empower citizens and organizations to drive positive change @shevski okfn.org
  3. 3. @shevski okfn.org
  4. 4. Working groups @shevski okfn.org
  5. 5. Highlights @shevski okfn.org
  6. 6. 1: Regional efforts ● Data requests ● Publishing records of unpublished datasets ● Ensuring feedback loop @shevski okfn.org
  7. 7. @shevski okfn.org
  8. 8. 2: Privacy http://blog.okfn.org/2013/02/22/open-data-my-data/ @shevski okfn.org
  9. 9. 3: Company data ● Important steps being taken ● Keep moving forward @shevski okfn.org
  10. 10. OpenCorporates.com http://opencorporates.com/viz/financial/index.html @shevski okfn.org
  11. 11. Obama: open and machine readable @shevski okfn.org
  12. 12. Open Government Partnership @shevski okfn.org
  13. 13. Key takeaways @shevski okfn.org
  14. 14. Value is no simple sum open + data = money @shevski okfn.org
  15. 15. Not a solution by itself Why do it? - Transparency - Economy - Efficiency @shevski okfn.org
  16. 16. Transparency Open Process + Engagement: ● Data Journalism ● Civil Society ● Ask for help @shevski okfn.org
  17. 17. DataJournalismHandbook.org ● Free online - with Spanish, Russian and French versions ● What is Data Journalism? Why is it Important? ● Numerous case studies: BBC, Guardian Datablog, Zeit Online.. ● How to get, transform, understand & visualise / deliver data @shevski okfn.org
  18. 18. @shevski okfn.org
  19. 19. http://project-open-data.github.io/ @shevski okfn.org
  20. 20. http://data.gov.uk/odug @shevski okfn.org
  21. 21. Economy: make it easy to re-use 1. Publish the schema 2. Standardise 3. Use the data you publish @shevski okfn.org
  22. 22. Efficiency Do you know the state of your own spending? @shevski okfn.org
  23. 23. Licencing Clear, standard default licences are important Legal guarantee for reuse @shevski okfn.org
  24. 24. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/2/ @shevski okfn.org
  25. 25. opendefinition.org A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and share-alike. @shevski okfn.org
  26. 26. Open Data Portal is a good start! Online home for data Focal point of discovery Helps data management processes Check links Reports of usage @shevski okfn.org
  27. 27. @shevski okfn.org
  28. 28. Making it local ● ● ● ● ● Smart Cities Relevant local apps and services Driving policy & quality Better internal management Providing underlying data should be part of the package @shevski okfn.org
  29. 29. The Future @shevski okfn.org
  30. 30. New targets ● ● ● ● ● Standards Vocabularies Interoperability Localization and geospatial data Validation & services @shevski okfn.org
  31. 31. Questions, comments, discussion! Thank you Irina Bolychevsky @shevski okfn.org

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