Open Data Day


Published on short presentation for International Open Data Day 2013

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  1. 1. and Open Data in the United States Jeanne Holm, February 23, 2013
  2. 2.• Provides instant access to ~400,000 datasets in easy to use formats• Contributions from UN, World Bank, and 180 agencies, cities, and states• 18 communities ranging from energy to public safety• Encourage development of innovative applications• Drive innovation and knowledge use across the globe 2
  3. 3. Stories Around Open Data3
  4. 4. Open Communities Community ✓ Developers Safety ✓ Energy ✓ Health ✓ Law ✓ Education ✓ Ocean ✓ Manufacturing ✓ Business ✓ Ethics ✓ States ✓ Counties ✓ Cities ✓ Sustainable Supply Chain ✓ + many more… 4
  5. 5. Capabilities• Present • Future – Dataset – OGPL Management • Open source platform • Workflow engine and • Drupal + CKAN metadata editor – Search – API key registry • Keyword and faceted • API key authorization filtering • Application statistics • 6.7 billion triples – Enhanced search – Geo • Federated catalogs from • Search, harvest, and agencies, cities, and + visualize – – • Vocabulary and • Federated ontologies schema engine for • URIs for all data linked data • URIs for health data 5
  6. 6. Open Government Platform (OGPL) • Open source co-developed by India’s National Informatics Centre and US Team • is migrating to OGPL in 2012 • Coordinating with open data providers, platforms, and communities like W3C, World Bank, CKAN, and open source developers worldwide • Public commits and tracker on Github • Public mailing list for discussion • Join the community! – – – Opengovplatform @OGPL 6
  7. 7. OGPL Partners • Led by India and the US • Implementing in Ghana, Rwanda, Canada, and US • Adoption of worldwide standards 7
  8. 8. A Global Movement HasBegun to ProvideTransparency and Democratization of Data Don’t see your site? Don’t see your site? Update via Update via @usdatagov @usdatagov 8
  9. 9. The Path Ahead• Bring data up and out of government to the public ★• Make data accessible and linked ★★★★★• Create communities to understand and apply data• Connect and collaborate with small businesses, industry, and academia to drive innovation• Continue to develop OGPL with community development• Share with others to understand global issues We need to securely architect our systems for interoperability and openness from conception. —Digital Government 9
  10. 10. Hack the Code Today!• Your call to action: 1. Get the data in the hands of the citizens 2. Make the solutions sustainable 3. Make a difference 10
  11. 11. Let’s work together to set the data free! www.Data.Gov @usdatagov 11