Forum Virium Helsinki New service innovations –in cooperation with companies,public sector organizationsand citizens.
New service innovations in cooperation with companies,public sector organizations and citizens. Forum Virium Helsinki is a member of the City of Helsinki Group.
Mission Forum Virium Helsinki is an innovator and an initiator of new kind of cooperation between companies,public sector organizations and citizens. The aim is to create internationally competitive services that are based on the real needs of users. Photo: flickr: a4gpas photostream
VisionHelsinki metropolitan area is the capital of digital services in Europe. Partners and members ofForum Virium Helsinki have created remarkable new business and growth.
City is an organism, not a machine.Kuva: cdn.benzinga.com
City Service Development Kit SmartOpening uppublic data Open Helsinki City City as an interface International harmonization
Opening uppublic dataWhy?• Boosts the ecosystem as a whole by fostering new business opportunities, innovations and economic growth• Makes city governance more effective, saves public costs• Increases transparency
open = free to use, re-use and distribute mindset
methodclearing house: interfaces, licences, support
Helsinki Region Infoshare • Public data pools from the Helsinki Region as open regional data • The opened data is ready to be used by anyone freely at no cost • One main goal is to pilot an open data activity model and its implications to both the producers and end users of the dataDatakuvat: Informaatiomuotoilu.fi – Learning by doing – Sharing the lessons learned
Apps4Finland competition Encourages citizens to develop new ways to utilize open data h#p://www.apps4ﬁnland.ﬁ/ﬁ/en Kuva: Olli-Pekka Orpo
Application Example – Public Transport ReittiGPS – Markus HalttunenData: http://developer.reittiopas.fi/ Source: http://sites.google.com/site/reittigps/
ICT-StrategyFocus areas City Development Openness and Sharing Availability of digital services Offices and enterprises Information Technology ManagementProductivity and leadership IT efficiency and know-how 29
CitySDK• Toolkit for developing digital city services: opening up and harmonizing city interfaces, processes and standards”Whatever is needed to make developers’ life easier and development cycle faster”
CitySDK• Eight European cities, 15 companies and research partners HELSINKI involved MANCHESTER AMSTERDAM ISTANBUL ROME BARCELONA LISSABON LAMIA
CitySDK• Service Development Kit for the Pan-European City Software toolkit and API’s; Apps & Widgets; guidelines & processes; open source• To enhance the between-city transfer of Smart City Applications• Three focus areas: transport, tourism, citizen feedback
CitySDK -‐ Feedback Piloted in the CitySDK project. Interfaces and processes developed during the project. FVH coordinates Oma kaupunki Palauteydin, ASPA feedback service feedback core handling system Sanoma Oyj Helsinki, Titek Helsinki, HKR Ci3zen www.hel.ﬁ Technology, City soUware Department B plaVorms Fillarikanava Processes City Department C Facebook Best prac3ses Media XY City Department D
”Whatever is needed to make developers’life easier and development cycle faster”
Growth CoachingFor internationalizationof SMEs Tailored for SMEs business needs Expertise in coaching Steady track record Kuvat: Olli-Pekka Orpo
Growth CoachingBoosting internationalization of SMEs• Tailored expert coaching for the business needs of SME companies• Organized in cooperation with the City of Helsinki Economic Development• 38 SMEs participated in 2011. No/low bureacracy, steady track record, highly promising results. Kuva: Mia Uronen