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Open GIS Talk

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Slides from a brief talk I gave at Open GIS 2011 at Nottingham.

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Open GIS Talk

  1. 1. curating data a look at Kasabi Zach Beauvais
  2. 2. does Open Data = publishing?
  3. 3. does Open Data = publishing?Making facts known is opening up: simple. But...
  4. 4. does Open Data = publishing?Making facts known is opening up: simple. But...“publishing” might have its downsides for data:
  5. 5. does Open Data = publishing?Making facts known is opening up: simple. But...“publishing” might have its downsides for data: * publishing is for people, data is for developers (and machines)
  6. 6. does Open Data = publishing?Making facts known is opening up: simple. But...“publishing” might have its downsides for data: * publishing is for people, data is for developers (and machines) * confusion over best practice
  7. 7. does Open Data = publishing?Making facts known is opening up: simple. But...“publishing” might have its downsides for data: * publishing is for people, data is for developers (and machines) * confusion over best practice * what information is up to date?
  8. 8. does Open Data = publishing?Making facts known is opening up: simple. But...“publishing” might have its downsides for data: * publishing is for people, data is for developers (and machines) * confusion over best practice * what information is up to date? * most companies aren’t publishers
  9. 9. curating data
  10. 10. curating datacuration is looking after what you’re makingopen:
  11. 11. curating datacuration is looking after what you’re makingopen: * curation is taking responsibility, not ticking a box
  12. 12. curating datacuration is looking after what you’re makingopen: * curation is taking responsibility, not ticking a box * curation implies planning and modelling
  13. 13. curating datacuration is looking after what you’re makingopen: * curation is taking responsibility, not ticking a box * curation implies planning and modelling * curated collections are kept up to date
  14. 14. curating datacuration is looking after what you’re makingopen: * curation is taking responsibility, not ticking a box * curation implies planning and modelling * curated collections are kept up to date * curating data helps the audience to get it
  15. 15. is publishing orcurating tricky?
  16. 16. is publishing or curating tricky?Some challenges seem to remain:
  17. 17. is publishing or curating tricky?Some challenges seem to remain: * publishing problems are still relevant
  18. 18. is publishing or curating tricky?Some challenges seem to remain: * publishing problems are still relevant * how to keep data updated?
  19. 19. is publishing or curating tricky?Some challenges seem to remain: * publishing problems are still relevant * how to keep data updated? * how to organise data?
  20. 20. is publishing or curating tricky?Some challenges seem to remain: * publishing problems are still relevant * how to keep data updated? * how to organise data? * what format do the developers want?
  21. 21. a look at Kasabi...
  22. 22. more infoblog: blog.kasabi.combeta site: beta.kasabi.comcontact: zb@talis.com (@zbeauvais)irc: #kasabi on freenode.nettwitter: @TeamKasabi
  23. 23. This work is Copyright © 2010 Talis Systems Limited.It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.Full details at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/You are free: to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work to Remix — to adapt the workUnder the following conditions: Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).• For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work.• Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.• Nothing in this license impairs or restricts the authors moral rights.• Some Content in the work may be licensed under different terms, this is noted separately.• All photographs in this presentation are copyright Zach Beauvais, and Creative Commons By-SA 2.0 via flickr.com/ photos/beauvais

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