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LinkedGov: RDF HTTP XML URI            REST GOV OMG#OWC4                         Hadley Beeman          @HadleyBeeman     ...
The many sources of open data
UK Government Open Data
What can we do with it?
Transparency and accountability
Delivering services to/on behalf of           government
Improving commercial products         and services
Public sector efficiencies
Economic impact
Why were not there yet
Variety... of publishers
Variety... of formats
Variety... of licences          © All Rights Reserved
Machine readable? Raw data?
Variety... of access points and              SLAs
Data quality
Data discovery on the WebEarly lists of sites on the Web   Current (early) lists of                                  data ...
How to make sense of it all?
Adding context through linked data                      Royal Mail  County Council    Ordnance Survey
Semantically enriching the data:         linked data
Semantically enriching the data:     typing and mark-up
Semantically enriching the data:     typing and mark-up
Coordinated effort: LinkedGovCreate a clean, usable, understandable body of UK government data for any purpose.What that m...
LinkedGov                     Cleaning tasks                     ✖                ✔                                       ...
Familiar interfaces
Crowdsourced data cleaning             Hi! You are from BIS?             Can you tell us what                       072529...
Access to data to encourage the        data publishers
Bit by bit, were getting there.Lets try an example of fitting the          pieces together.
The goal: to build thisWith thanks to Elliot Long (@elroid), from his work at  http://linkedgov.hackcamp.org.uk
The data - timetables
The data – bus stop locations
Converting the bus stops to              lat/longExample from, and for more info, try   http://www.movable-type.co.uk/scri...
The full data journey    Location from the mobile      31       phone in lat/long                                         ...
Info to the user: Mobile-friendly           HMTL pagehttp://abusforthat.appspot.com/#/stop?id=800SB04791
Bus - Pimlico Badger                                     Image creditshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/salford_ian/2178180169/...
Questions or suggestions?               http://wiki.linkedgov.org               http://github.com/linkedgov#OWC4          ...
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  1. 1. LinkedGov: RDF HTTP XML URI REST GOV OMG#OWC4 Hadley Beeman @HadleyBeeman Hadley@LinkedGov.org @LinkedGov Open Web Camp PayPal, San Jose, CA 14 July 2012
  2. 2. The many sources of open data
  3. 3. UK Government Open Data
  4. 4. What can we do with it?
  5. 5. Transparency and accountability
  6. 6. Delivering services to/on behalf of government
  7. 7. Improving commercial products and services
  8. 8. Public sector efficiencies
  9. 9. Economic impact
  10. 10. Why were not there yet
  11. 11. Variety... of publishers
  12. 12. Variety... of formats
  13. 13. Variety... of licences © All Rights Reserved
  14. 14. Machine readable? Raw data?
  15. 15. Variety... of access points and SLAs
  16. 16. Data quality
  17. 17. Data discovery on the WebEarly lists of sites on the Web Current (early) lists of data on the Web
  18. 18. How to make sense of it all?
  19. 19. Adding context through linked data Royal Mail County Council Ordnance Survey
  20. 20. Semantically enriching the data: linked data
  21. 21. Semantically enriching the data: typing and mark-up
  22. 22. Semantically enriching the data: typing and mark-up
  23. 23. Coordinated effort: LinkedGovCreate a clean, usable, understandable body of UK government data for any purpose.What that means: How we do that:Machine readable An open source projectHuman readable A little bit of help fromTyped everyoneInternally linked All in one place Make the most of their skills (technical or not, civil service or citizen)
  24. 24. LinkedGov Cleaning tasks ✖ ✔ Question site LinkedGov Import database existing & data core components(CSV, Excel, XML) data (Data is stored as machine- .linkedgov readable data) .org
  25. 25. Familiar interfaces
  26. 26. Crowdsourced data cleaning Hi! You are from BIS? Can you tell us what 072529-1092 means in the dataset Budget forecasts Q3 2012-13 BIS Programme for Innovation in the South West Are these two terms related?Environmental services Environmental services Environ svcs Environ Svcs
  27. 27. Access to data to encourage the data publishers
  28. 28. Bit by bit, were getting there.Lets try an example of fitting the pieces together.
  29. 29. The goal: to build thisWith thanks to Elliot Long (@elroid), from his work at http://linkedgov.hackcamp.org.uk
  30. 30. The data - timetables
  31. 31. The data – bus stop locations
  32. 32. Converting the bus stops to lat/longExample from, and for more info, try http://www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/latlong-gridref.htmlNot always necessary, depending on the data source and formats used
  33. 33. The full data journey Location from the mobile 31 phone in lat/long Lookup of bus stops near the user 42 Conversion of the users location to Easting/Northing Producing the relevant bus routes, filtering by time
  34. 34. Info to the user: Mobile-friendly HMTL pagehttp://abusforthat.appspot.com/#/stop?id=800SB04791
  35. 35. Bus - Pimlico Badger Image creditshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/salford_ian/2178180169/sizes/o/in/photostream/Financials - mihalysofthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mihalysoft/5378101443/sizes/s/Line graph - spierzchalahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/spierzchala/209113241/sizes/m/NHS - comedy_nosehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/comedynose/3797160719/sizes/s/Senate House - secpilhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/umdrums/4113274705/sizes/l/in/photostream/Newspaper -carmichaellibraryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/carmichaellibrary/3820938629/sizes/s/in/photostream/Head banger - sybrenstuvelhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/sybrenstuvel/2468506922Receipt - Dan4thhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dan4th/2213552778/sizes/s/Market – zoetnet Geocities cached page:http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoetnet/4529384602/ http://www.geocities.ws/Colosseum/Track/1186/bmxlink.htmlSunlit Whitehall – garryknight At Napier, for real and on screen – wmacphailhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/garryknight/3717643414/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/wmacphail/230874881/sizes/m/in/photostream/1910 World map – pbarry IMG_5078 - fccdotgovhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/pbarry/3156691873/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/fccdotgov/4808160161/Special thanks to @danpaulsmith for diagrams in this presentation
  36. 36. Questions or suggestions? http://wiki.linkedgov.org http://github.com/linkedgov#OWC4 Hadley Beeman @HadleyBeeman Hadley@LinkedGov.org @LinkedGov Open Web Camp PayPal, San Jose, CA 14 July 2012

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