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GI Data for Innovation - OpenTransportNet and the City of Antwerp - DataDays Europe

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This presentation was given at DataDays Europe. Julia Glidden from 21c consultancy talked about how the OpenTransportNet project will improve access to Open GI data to stimulate innovate.

Gerrie Smits from City of Antwerp explained why they committed to become a pilot city and how the vision of shared data fits in with their vision of a Antwerp as an Open Operating system (aOS).

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GI Data for Innovation - OpenTransportNet and the City of Antwerp - DataDays Europe

  1. 1. GI DATA FOR INNOVATION JULIA GLIDDEN, 21C GERRIE SMITS, ANTWERP (@GERRIESMITS)
  2. 2. !2 THE CENTURY OF CITIES
  3. 3. !3 IN THE BEGINNING...
  4. 4. !4 CITY AS AN INNOVATION PLATFORM
  5. 5. !5 ENABLING SMART CITY SERVICES BY FACILITATING THE RE-USE OF OPEN DATA
  6. 6. !6 ENABLING SMART CITY SERVICES BY FACILITATING THE RE-USE OF OPEN GIS DATA
  7. 7. !7 CREATING SMART TRANSPORT SERVICES BY FACILITATING THE RE-USE OF OPEN GIS DATA
  8. 8. CHALLENGE Stimulate innovation, business activities and improved public services by improving access to Open GI Data - especially for SMES Data: disharmonized, scattered across different domains, difficult to access, and, in the case of VGI, not validated. ! Technology: Spatial and non-spatial data needs to be combined/ linked in order to extract value and increase accuracy. Innovation: Businesses and other stakeholders need easier APIs and GUI for accessing and analyzing data and new services to more easily derive accurate insights and apply knowledge in a real world context. !8 !
  9. 9. THREE KEY GOALS !9 Data Challenge: Harmonise GI and open data from a wide variety of sources Technology Challenge: Combine GI and open data to extract new information and insights Innovation Challenge: Provide tools and skills for using GI and LBS in rapid service creation
  10. 10. !10 SOLUTION
  11. 11. !11 BENEFITS FOR END USER
  12. 12. BENEFITS FOR WIDER EU (1) Facilitating use of GI in other domains   (2) Contributing new input into GI standards ! !12 (3) Increasing Public Knowledge about GI
  13. 13. !13 ANTWERP AS AN #OPENTNET PILOT CITY
  14. 14. !14 1. TRAFFIC, TRAFFIC, TRAFFIC
  15. 15. 2. DATA, DATA, DATA Started December 2012 370 datasets. Mainly GIS/geo. Formats: !15 • • •
  16. 16. PLANS DCAT metadata standard Open Data by default (principle) App for crowdsourcing geo-data (May 14) !16 • • •
  17. 17. !17 3. AMBITION, AMBITION, AMBITION
  18. 18. USER-CENTRIC PLATFORM Mission Each user has digital access to the city, in the most personalised and relevant way - to get informed, to apply for services, to get inspired or to get in conversation - !18 where, when and how he wants.
  19. 19. EVERYTHING STARTS WITH… My A-profile My Interests My Address My CityCard My Age My Browsing History ... I want to know what bin bag I need to put outside today ... My actions I want to read news I want to submit a building application I want to see what’s going at the City Festival My ‘apps’/solutions News Parking My School Events Volunteering ... !19 E-Services
  20. 20. !20 REUSABLE COMPONENTS
  21. 21. !21 OUR BIG PLAN… AOS
 ANTWERP AS AN OPEN OPERATING SYSTEM
  22. 22. OPEN SDK + APIS applications infrastructure Open SDK + APIs the city antwerpen.be !22 citizen activity
  23. 23. OPEN FUNCTIONALITIES !23 Enable developers to build ‘onto’ OS
  24. 24. !24 A RICHER A-ACCOUNT
  25. 25. ADDED VALUE OF #OPENTNET • A ‘better’ parking app Data volunteers (Velo,…) can log in with their A-account A matchmaking platform where knowledgeable pensioners meet savvy developers And then… who knows? !25 • • •
  26. 26. FUTURE MISSION? aOS !26 How can a city provide 
 the right data, 
 easy-to-access digital components, 
 a matchmaking platform 
 and
 a safe and secure identity
 to unlock the cities’ innovation potential.
  27. 27. !27 HOLD ON: ONE STEP AT A TIME

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