Next Stage in Open         Government Data: Using         Data for Transparency,           Accountability and             ...
About meDaniel DietrichBackground in Computer Science & Media Science inFrankfurt & Berlin, GermanyWorking for the Open Kn...
Open Knowledge FoundationA not-for-profit organisationpromoting openness in all its forms.        "From sonnets to statisti...
A Global NetworkChapters: UK, Germany, Austria, Belgium and SwitzerlandIncubating Chapters: Finland, Brazil, Czech Republi...
We build communities                                               450+ participants                                      ...
We run open data competitions 20k in prizes for apps, ideas, data 430 entries from 24 EU Member States                    ...
Tools to publish dataCKAN is an open source data portalsoftware that makes it easy to publish,share and find data.CKAN feat...
Tools for data visualisationOpen Spending is an open sourcesoftware to make budget andspending data more transparent.Open ...
Setting standards  www.opendefinition.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and...
Promoting open dataNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Works...
Guidelines                                                            www.opendatahandbook.orgNext Stage in Open Governmen...
Training   www.schoolofdata.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collabor...
Open Government Data                 ToolkitNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability...
About the ToolkitThe Open Government Data Toolkit is a user-friendlyguide for policy-makers in order to know:   What OGD ...
What is OGD?Data is not a means in itself - it needs to be used tocreate value. For data to be reusable it needs to betech...
Why OGD matters? supports citizens to hold government to account, which   can reduce corruption and mismanagement. suppo...
Realistic expectations OGD is not a magic panacea! While OGD holds tremendous potential for citizens’  engagement, innov...
From e-gov to we-gov!Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Wor...
Whats needed?"It has to start at the top, in the middle, and at thebottom", as Tim Berners-Lee observed in an interview. ...
Designing an OGD StrategyStep 1: Identify stakeholders and communicate withothersStep 2: Evaluate OGD readinessStep 3: Set...
Step 1: Stakeholders and         Partners Stakeholders can include: citizens, government  agencies, private-sector compan...
Step 2: OGD Readiness   Political Commitment   Capacity of Private Sector   Capacity of civil society, media, etc.   L...
Step 3: Goals and Objectives Set a vision and strategic goals to help reach this vision Remember to be realistic in your...
Step 4: Performance Indicators Quantitative and qualitative indicators of whether or  not your goals are being achievedNe...
Implementation, Monitoring &         Evaluation An action plan must be SMART!    –   Specific    –   Measurable    –   Act...
Opening Data Legal Openness    – Is the data in a public domain? Can it be re-used without      restrictions? Technical ...
What data to start with? Start with low-hanging-fruits    – Those datasets that are already available in machine-      pr...
The OGD census                                                       census.opengovernmentdata.o                          ...
Promoting OGD Ways to sustain the OGD ecosystem    –   Hold conferences, workshops, and trainings    –   Community engage...
Oh no - thats complicated!Implementing Open Government Data tools andinfrastructure don’t have to be complicated andexpens...
What should Governments               do?Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability an...
Understanding the cultural         change Open Government is NOT mainly about better public  service delivery Open Gover...
Focus in OGP action plans? Open Data and E-Government are the most popular  commitments across the Partnership Commitmen...
Legislate, don’t innovate! Governments should focus on serious legislative  reform, and engage with citizens and NOT on c...
Why interoperability mattersTim O’Reilly encourages Governments to embrace openstandards and open source technology to bui...
Civic ServicesSome of the best public services today are not build byGovernments but by civil society and private companie...
Thank you!Open Knowledge Foundationww.okfn.org | @okfnDaniel Dietrichdaniel.dietrich@okfn.orgwww.ddie.me | @ddieNext Stage...
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  • Workshop on next stage in open government data using data for transparency accountability and collaboration

    1. 1. Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data for Transparency, Accountability and Collaboration Cape Town, October 10-12, 2012Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    2. 2. About meDaniel DietrichBackground in Computer Science & Media Science inFrankfurt & Berlin, GermanyWorking for the Open Knowledge Foundation since 2009Author of several studies and reports on OpenGovernment, Open Data, Transparency and ParticipationNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    3. 3. Open Knowledge FoundationA not-for-profit organisationpromoting openness in all its forms.        "From sonnets to statistics, genes to geo-data”We build tools and communities to create, use andshare open knowledge - content and data that everyonecan use, share and build on.Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    4. 4. A Global NetworkChapters: UK, Germany, Austria, Belgium and SwitzerlandIncubating Chapters: Finland, Brazil, Czech Republic, Italy,Greece, Australia, Netherlands, India, South Africa, Bosniaand ...Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    5. 5. We build communities 450+ participants 40 countries www.ogdcamp.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    6. 6. We run open data competitions 20k in prizes for apps, ideas, data 430 entries from 24 EU Member States www.opendatachallenge.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    7. 7. Tools to publish dataCKAN is an open source data portalsoftware that makes it easy to publish,share and find data.CKAN features dozens of governments data portalsincluding United Kingdom, Brazil, Finland, Norway and ... www.ckan.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    8. 8. Tools for data visualisationOpen Spending is an open sourcesoftware to make budget andspending data more transparent.Open Spending features dozens of governmentsspending data including United Kingdom, Brazil, Kenya,Germany, and ... www.openspending.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    9. 9. Setting standards www.opendefinition.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    10. 10. Promoting open dataNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    11. 11. Guidelines www.opendatahandbook.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    12. 12. Training www.schoolofdata.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    13. 13. Open Government Data ToolkitNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    14. 14. About the ToolkitThe Open Government Data Toolkit is a user-friendlyguide for policy-makers in order to know: What OGD is Why it is important for citizen engagement How to create, implement, and monitor OGD initiatives How to enable a sustainable open data ecosystemNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    15. 15. What is OGD?Data is not a means in itself - it needs to be used tocreate value. For data to be reusable it needs to betechnically and legally open.“A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free touse, reuse, and redistribute it for any purpose - withoutany restrictions”www.opendefinition.orgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    16. 16. Why OGD matters? supports citizens to hold government to account, which can reduce corruption and mismanagement. supports citizens to better understand why and how decisions are made, which can help rebuild trust. supports citizens to make informed decisions and engage with the government, thus playing an active role in society. supports government and public administration to make better decisions and thus to increase efficiency and effectiveness. supports governments, citizens, academia and the private sector to work together and collaboratively findNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data for better solutions.Transparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    17. 17. Realistic expectations OGD is not a magic panacea! While OGD holds tremendous potential for citizens’ engagement, innovations and government transparency and accountability, expectations need to be managed properly and realistically.  Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    18. 18. From e-gov to we-gov!Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    19. 19. Whats needed?"It has to start at the top, in the middle, and at thebottom", as Tim Berners-Lee observed in an interview. Top-level political commitment An engaged and well-resourced "middle layer" of skilled government bureaucrats; and Bottom up: Civil society, and in particular a small and motivated group of "civic hackers"Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    20. 20. Designing an OGD StrategyStep 1: Identify stakeholders and communicate withothersStep 2: Evaluate OGD readinessStep 3: Set goals and objectivesStep 4: Set performance indicatorsNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    21. 21. Step 1: Stakeholders and Partners Stakeholders can include: citizens, government agencies, private-sector companies, community-based organizations, etc. – Important to get stakeholders involved quickly in the process to increase acceptance Open Government Partnership (OGP): a multilateral initiative that promotes opening data and its use – Available for consulting and supportNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    22. 22. Step 2: OGD Readiness Political Commitment Capacity of Private Sector Capacity of civil society, media, etc. Legislative and Regulatory Framework Institutional and Organizational Framework Cultural and Human Resources Conditions Financial Conditions Technological Infrastructure Data and Information Systems Legal and Technical Openness of DataNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    23. 23. Step 3: Goals and Objectives Set a vision and strategic goals to help reach this vision Remember to be realistic in your goals and prioritize what is most important for your countryNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    24. 24. Step 4: Performance Indicators Quantitative and qualitative indicators of whether or not your goals are being achievedNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    25. 25. Implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation An action plan must be SMART! – Specific – Measurable – Actionable – Relevant – Time-bound Set indicators and when they should be achieved – Include feedback from stakeholdersNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    26. 26. Opening Data Legal Openness – Is the data in a public domain? Can it be re-used without restrictions? Technical Openness – Is the data available in standard machine-readable formats? Relevance – What kind of data is most useful to the public? Is this data available?Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    27. 27. What data to start with? Start with low-hanging-fruits – Those datasets that are already available in machine- processable formats. Data that can be easily be published for reuse. Start with data that really matters – Election Results, Company Register, National Map, Detailed Government Budget and Spending data, Legislation like laws and statutes, Parliamentary protocols and documents, National Statistical Office Data, National Postcode/ZIP database, Public Transport Timetables, Environmental Data on major sources of pollutants – publicly available in: digital form, machine-readable, free ofNext Stage in Open openly licensed Data for charge, Government Data: Using –Transparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    28. 28. The OGD census census.opengovernmentdata.o rgNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    29. 29. Promoting OGD Ways to sustain the OGD ecosystem – Hold conferences, workshops, and trainings – Community engagement – Capacity building – Apps competitionsNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    30. 30. Oh no - thats complicated!Implementing Open Government Data tools andinfrastructure don’t have to be complicated andexpensive. Keep it simple! Avoid 5-year plans and multi-million $ solutions Allow for iterating process and experimentNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    31. 31. What should Governments do?Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    32. 32. Understanding the cultural change Open Government is NOT mainly about better public service delivery Open Government is about citizen engagement, government transparency and accountabilityNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    33. 33. Focus in OGP action plans? Open Data and E-Government are the most popular commitments across the Partnership Commitments to legislative reforms such as freedom of information or measures on anti-corruption are underrepresented Why is this?Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    34. 34. Legislate, don’t innovate! Governments should focus on serious legislative reform, and engage with citizens and NOT on creating shiny-web-interfaces! Governments should set up a supporting environment for OGD. Government should publish data & become a platform for others to build value added services upon.Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    35. 35. Why interoperability mattersTim O’Reilly encourages Governments to embrace openstandards and open source technology to buildlightweight web applications.Many high quality, ready-to-use open source solutionsout there.Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    36. 36. Civic ServicesSome of the best public services today are not build byGovernments but by civil society and private companies.Examples being ‘fix my street’ by MySociety. Tomorrowmost of such services will have to go mobile. Do we reallythink governments should build all this?I think we better not!Next Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012
    37. 37. Thank you!Open Knowledge Foundationww.okfn.org | @okfnDaniel Dietrichdaniel.dietrich@okfn.orgwww.ddie.me | @ddieNext Stage in Open Government Data: Using Data forTransparency, Accountability and Collaboration. Workshop,Cape Town, October 2012

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