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Presentation given by J Carter at the Appsterdam luchtime meeting in April 2012 detailing what has happened after the competitions were won

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Presentation appsterdam-lunch-april-2012-beyond-the-competition

  1. 1. Beyond the competition Jonathan Carter Glimworm IT jc@glimworm.com @jonathanrcarter
  2. 2. A Happy Story
  3. 3. What has happened● We won the PICNIC hackathon with Parkshark● We won the Apps voor Nederland with Vistory● We entered 2 Hacks in Hack Day Paris and got some honourable mentions
  4. 4. Whathappened next
  5. 5. ● Invited to talk at a DIVV internal meeting● Invited to participate at open Data Cafe● Invitation to input to Smart City SDK● Commercial work for CITION
  6. 6. ● Invited to present to policy committee in den Hague about app making● Invited by the UK embassy to an event for UK/NL creative entrepreneurs● Building relationships with cultural institutes● Exploring commercial opportunities
  7. 7. Our story is listened to
  8. 8. Whats the story?
  9. 9. ● Open Data is not necessarily useful data – Manage expectations – Pursue a tipping point Developers Data Open Data
  10. 10. ● About the data – Make sure it is complete useable – Write background information – Actively ask the community for feedback – Be prepared to improve the data – Provide a contact person – Real time is best, otherwise update regularly
  11. 11. ● Use the language of the developer – Provide some specific challenges – If possible use english as well as dutch – Provide json – Provide rest – GEO : google maps not KML – Understand who you are dealing with
  12. 12. ● Especially consider the indie developer – Make sure a creative mind can understand the data – Provide calculations and business rules – Provide a way to contact you – Dont force the developer to create a server infrastructure
  13. 13. Progress
  14. 14. Open Data Cafe March 2012
  15. 15. There isa lot moregoing on
  16. 16. Questions we are asked
  17. 17. ● Will there be a secondary market of worth billions? ● Politicians answer : yes ● Our answer : no
  18. 18. ● Are there common standards ● Answer from politicians : dont know ● Our answer : no
  19. 19. ● Will this become a problem ● Answer : yes
  20. 20. ● What is the endpoint ● Our answer : Government as a platform
  21. 21. ● What is the biggest threat ● Our answer : badly published data
  22. 22. What canwe all do?
  23. 23. ● What do we really need? ● To Use the data ● To innovate● How can we help and inform ● Data owners ● Policy makers ● Can we give a list of our priorities?

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