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Gov 2.0 Camp LA presentation on driving innovation through open government data. Focuses on Data.gov and the new Open Government Data Platform.

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  1. 1. Driving Innovation with Open Data Jeanne Holm Evangelist, Data.gov April 21, 2012
  2. 2. Change is Happening… 2
  3. 3. What Will You Do? 3
  4. 4. PeoplePeople  Knowledge  Problems 4
  5. 5. Open Government Initiative • Transparency promotes accountability • Participation allows people to contribute ideas • Collaboration encourages cooperation within government and with industry 5
  6. 6. Data.gov • Open government flag project for the administration • Provides instant access to over 450,000 datasets in easy to use formats • Contributions from UN, World Bank, and 172 agencies • Encourage development of innovative applications • Drive innovation and“A Strategy for American knowledge use acrossInnovation” publishedSeptember 2009 the globe April 21, 2012 6
  7. 7. Creating a Data Ecosystem1. Gather data – and give it freely to developers, scientists, and citizens2. Connect the community – to allow collaboration through social media, events, platforms3. Provide an infrastructure – built on standards4. Encourage developers – to create apps that empower people’s choices5. Gather more data – and connect more people April 21, 2012 7
  8. 8. Easy to Find DataApril 21, 2012 8
  9. 9. The Power of Visualizations April 21, 2012 9
  10. 10. Powered Through Advanced Technologies • Provides developers the tools and raw data formats to develop new capabilities • Partnership with W3C (eGov Interest Group) and with RPI for research in semantic web and open linked data • Connected to other open data efforts across the world • Data hosted in the cloud • Open source platform • Builds on ontologies developed in specific areas April 21, 2012 10
  11. 11. Open Communities Community Health ✓ Law ✓ Energy ✓ Education ✓ Ocean ✓ Safety ✓ BusinessUSA ✓ Restore the Gulf ✓ Open Data ✓ Semantic Web ✓ Research and Development Manufacturing Cities Consumer Human rights + many more…April 21, 2012 11
  12. 12. Data.gov for the Economy• NOAA’s data helped build weather-related business • Weather forecasting • The Weather Channel • Weather.com• When the Department of Defense released satellite data…private industry created affordable GPS devices!• Opportunities for private sector are limitless 12
  13. 13. Health.Data.gov Champion: Todd Park US Chief Technology Officer Apps Forums BlogsChallenges April 21, 2012 13
  14. 14. Publicizing Data to Innovators• Challenges and code‐a- thons (health2challenge.org)• Many innovator “meetups” and conferences• Annual health data- paloozas• Over 139 applications• 50 new businesses• Thousands of lives improved each day April 21, 2012 14
  15. 15. Creating Apps That Improve Lives: Asthmapolis April 21, 2012 15
  16. 16. Energy Drives Innovation• Energy.Data.gov connects innovators, indust ry, academia, and government at federal, state, an d local levels April 21, 2012 16
  17. 17. Challenges Spark Ideas• Energy.Data.gov connects works with challenges across the nation to integrate federal data and bring government personnel to code-a-thons April 21, 2012 17
  18. 18. Data Drives Decisions• Apps transform data in understandable ways to help people make decisions April 21, 2012 18
  19. 19. Green Button • Allow anyone to download their historical energy use data from their local utility • Use apps to manage your energy use to save money and go green • More at Energy.Data.govApril 21, 2012 19
  20. 20. Managing Open Data Tomorrow• Bring data up and out of government to the public ★• Make data accessible and linked ★★★★★• Provide simple ways to visualize the data• Create communities to understand and apply data• Connect and collaborate with small businesses, industry, and academia to drive innovation• Develop open source open government data platform with India for global use and further community development• Share with others to understand global issues Be the change you want to see in the world – Ghandi April 21, 2012 20
  21. 21. US Open Government Action Plan • On 20 September 2011, President Obama announced at the UN General Assembly, and updated last week by Secretary of State Clinton at the Open Government Partnership • Contribute Data.gov as a platform – India and the U.S. creating open source platform – Will allow any country to create open data site • Foster communities on Data.gov – Health, energy, and law plus new communities in education, research and development, and public safety • Launch International Space Apps Competition April 21, 2012 21
  22. 22. NASA International Space Apps• Happening today on 7 continents and in space!• Launch International Space Apps Competition – NASA and other space agencies will gather scientists and citizens – Use data for global challenges: weather impacts on global economy and depletion of ocean resources April 21, 2012 22
  23. 23. Open Government Platform (OGPL) • Open source solution base co- developed by Governments of India and US – Kick started by India and US but owned by the open source community – National Informatics Centre and US Data.gov Teams – Offered free via open source to any city or nation – Includes web site, data management, communities, and policy and case examplesLike OpenGovPlatform – More information at:http://www.data.gov/opengovpl on Facebook! atform April 21, 2012 23
  24. 24. Open Gov Through Open Source • Alpha code for OGPL available at Github • https://github.com/opengovtplatf orm/opengovplatform-DMS/wiki • US Data.gov will migrate to OGPL later in 2012 • Coordinating with other open data providers, platforms, and communities, including – W3C – World Bank – CKAN – Open source developers world wide – …and more April 21, 2012 24
  25. 25. Open Data at Cities, Counties, and States Coming soon…Cities.Data.g ov! April 21, 2012 25
  26. 26. A Global Movement HasBegun to ProvideTransparency andDemocratization of Data Join us at the International Open Government Data Conference, July 10-12 at the World Bank in Washington DC • http://www.data.gov/communitie s/conference Don’t see your site? Update via @usdatagov April 21, 2012 26
  27. 27. Let’s work together to set the data free! www.Data.Gov @usdatagov jholm@jpl.nasa.gov @JeanneHolm April 21, 2012 27

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