Open Government Data  in the City of Vienna. Thomas Jöchler @ogdwien
I am Thomas Jöchler  I have a background in Humanities  and Journalism.  I am Head of Project Development at wien.at since...
www.wien.at  – official Homepage for the city of Vienna
wien.at – 5 pillars a lot of “content” is online* - is it “data”? (*some of it since 1996) information from 70 departments...
17.5.2011  Launch of the Viennese data portal: data.wien.gv.at
Overview: data.wien.gv.at Data Catalogue Communication Motivation Apps Licence
Motivation
#1 Civil Society:  communities pushing for open data
#2 Politics  November 2010: new coalition Social Democrats and Green Party Mayor and Governor:  Michael Häupl  Vice-Mayor ...
#2 Government Agreement
#3 Other cities 3rd largest city  Open Commons region launch of open data portal  announced for fall 2011
#4 Inside administration: working group of experts from various departments Members of the OGD competence center 1st place...
#5 Mobile Internet Smartphones everybody wants her/his App new Usecases Location based services
Data Catalogue
 
Chronology 2011 „ Yes“ to Open Data OGD Phase 1 May March OGD Phase 2 June OGD Phase 3 OGD Phase 4 December October
Basemaps Statistics Infrastructure Events API Traffic
Dataset: data about the data multiple Formats (WMS, WFS, WMTS; GML, KML, JSON; RSS, CSV) Metadata Data Quality Time and Pe...
Direct Access to original data Main Focus: readable by machines Code Open Formats: „readable“ by humans up to date
Licence
Discussion grassroots: free data now  pay for data free: on „our“ terms
Previous Experience: Geo Shop Geo Data Products for sale (Prices in EURO) 120,- 0,- 230,- 1.300,-
Specific Terms of Use
No successful model usability   maintainance costs different licences low usage
Decision: CC-BY 3.0-AT free to use + remix  well-established commercial use possible
Communication
Talk about it (we call it platforms*) * 5 platforms in 2011. Video-on-demand: http://data.wien.gv.at/veranstaltungen/
Listen. Respond. Retweet. #ogdwien @ogdwien
Ask for feedback. Appreciate it.
Open up internal silos.  Praise it.
Learn to tell your story (+) + embrace your Toilet-App
Apps
Public Toilets
App #1: „Toilet Map Vienna“ Augmented Reality, incl. Toilets for disabled
Infrastructure
App #4: „Next. Vienna“ Where is the next…?
App #7: „OpenVienna“
App #6: „Pocket Austria“ (desktop + mobile version)
Recycling stations
App tells you where to go with your waste: App #14: „wegwerfen.at“ („throw away“)
Maps Or: printed maps will become screens
App #15: „Kartenwerkstatt“ (MapWorkshop) e.g. Population Density enumeration districts
App #18: „Open Data City Map“ (uses all geodata, including base maps)
Parking
App #10: „Kurzparkzone“ (short term parking zone)
Events
App #11: „Vienna Events“
Conclusion pick low hanging fruit   revisit your website; turn content into data communicate
Images: cc-by-sa  http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/ Slide 9: wien.at; slide 2, 27+pictures Hongkong: Thomas Jöch...
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Presentation held at the EUROCHAM Hongkong conference on open data, 2011-11-30

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Open Government Data in the City of Vienna

  1. 1. Open Government Data in the City of Vienna. Thomas Jöchler @ogdwien
  2. 2. I am Thomas Jöchler I have a background in Humanities and Journalism. I am Head of Project Development at wien.at since 2008.
  3. 3. www.wien.at – official Homepage for the city of Vienna
  4. 4. wien.at – 5 pillars a lot of “content” is online* - is it “data”? (*some of it since 1996) information from 70 departments e-Government services videos local sites 23 districts city maps traffic, infrastructure, cultural, environmental + planning procederes
  5. 5. 17.5.2011 Launch of the Viennese data portal: data.wien.gv.at
  6. 6. Overview: data.wien.gv.at Data Catalogue Communication Motivation Apps Licence
  7. 7. Motivation
  8. 8. #1 Civil Society: communities pushing for open data
  9. 9. #2 Politics November 2010: new coalition Social Democrats and Green Party Mayor and Governor: Michael Häupl Vice-Mayor and Vice-Governor: Maria Vassilakou
  10. 10. #2 Government Agreement
  11. 11. #3 Other cities 3rd largest city Open Commons region launch of open data portal announced for fall 2011
  12. 12. #4 Inside administration: working group of experts from various departments Members of the OGD competence center 1st place e-Government Award
  13. 13. #5 Mobile Internet Smartphones everybody wants her/his App new Usecases Location based services
  14. 14. Data Catalogue
  15. 16. Chronology 2011 „ Yes“ to Open Data OGD Phase 1 May March OGD Phase 2 June OGD Phase 3 OGD Phase 4 December October
  16. 17. Basemaps Statistics Infrastructure Events API Traffic
  17. 18. Dataset: data about the data multiple Formats (WMS, WFS, WMTS; GML, KML, JSON; RSS, CSV) Metadata Data Quality Time and Period Data Source Attributes Licence
  18. 19. Direct Access to original data Main Focus: readable by machines Code Open Formats: „readable“ by humans up to date
  19. 20. Licence
  20. 21. Discussion grassroots: free data now pay for data free: on „our“ terms
  21. 22. Previous Experience: Geo Shop Geo Data Products for sale (Prices in EURO) 120,- 0,- 230,- 1.300,-
  22. 23. Specific Terms of Use
  23. 24. No successful model usability maintainance costs different licences low usage
  24. 25. Decision: CC-BY 3.0-AT free to use + remix well-established commercial use possible
  25. 26. Communication
  26. 27. Talk about it (we call it platforms*) * 5 platforms in 2011. Video-on-demand: http://data.wien.gv.at/veranstaltungen/
  27. 28. Listen. Respond. Retweet. #ogdwien @ogdwien
  28. 29. Ask for feedback. Appreciate it.
  29. 30. Open up internal silos. Praise it.
  30. 31. Learn to tell your story (+) + embrace your Toilet-App
  31. 32. Apps
  32. 33. Public Toilets
  33. 34. App #1: „Toilet Map Vienna“ Augmented Reality, incl. Toilets for disabled
  34. 35. Infrastructure
  35. 36. App #4: „Next. Vienna“ Where is the next…?
  36. 37. App #7: „OpenVienna“
  37. 38. App #6: „Pocket Austria“ (desktop + mobile version)
  38. 39. Recycling stations
  39. 40. App tells you where to go with your waste: App #14: „wegwerfen.at“ („throw away“)
  40. 41. Maps Or: printed maps will become screens
  41. 42. App #15: „Kartenwerkstatt“ (MapWorkshop) e.g. Population Density enumeration districts
  42. 43. App #18: „Open Data City Map“ (uses all geodata, including base maps)
  43. 44. Parking
  44. 45. App #10: „Kurzparkzone“ (short term parking zone)
  45. 46. Events
  46. 47. App #11: „Vienna Events“
  47. 48. Conclusion pick low hanging fruit revisit your website; turn content into data communicate
  48. 49. Images: cc-by-sa http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourceway/ Slide 9: wien.at; slide 2, 27+pictures Hongkong: Thomas Jöchler English text in app screenshots: montage by Thomas Jöchler Be open. Thank you. Thomas Jöchler thomas.joechler@extern.wien.gv.at @ogdwien

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