The road to Open Data - DataDays2014

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Published on February 21, 2014

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Conclusion of Mme Irina Bolychevsky on Data Days 2014, Wednesday 19th February

DataDays 2014 The road to Open Data Irina Bolychevsky @shevski @shevski okfn.org

We are a global network using advocacy and technology to open up knowledge and see it used to empower citizens and organizations to drive positive change @shevski okfn.org

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Working groups @shevski okfn.org

Highlights @shevski okfn.org

1: Regional efforts ● Data requests ● Publishing records of unpublished datasets ● Ensuring feedback loop @shevski okfn.org

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2: Privacy http://blog.okfn.org/2013/02/22/open-data-my-data/ @shevski okfn.org

3: Company data ● Important steps being taken ● Keep moving forward @shevski okfn.org

OpenCorporates.com http://opencorporates.com/viz/financial/index.html @shevski okfn.org

Obama: open and machine readable @shevski okfn.org

Open Government Partnership @shevski okfn.org

Key takeaways @shevski okfn.org

Value is no simple sum open + data = money @shevski okfn.org

Not a solution by itself Why do it? - Transparency - Economy - Efficiency @shevski okfn.org

Transparency Open Process + Engagement: ● Data Journalism ● Civil Society ● Ask for help @shevski okfn.org

DataJournalismHandbook.org ● Free online - with Spanish, Russian and French versions ● What is Data Journalism? Why is it Important? ● Numerous case studies: BBC, Guardian Datablog, Zeit Online.. ● How to get, transform, understand & visualise / deliver data @shevski okfn.org

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http://project-open-data.github.io/ @shevski okfn.org

http://data.gov.uk/odug @shevski okfn.org

Economy: make it easy to re-use 1. Publish the schema 2. Standardise 3. Use the data you publish @shevski okfn.org

Efficiency Do you know the state of your own spending? @shevski okfn.org

Licencing Clear, standard default licences are important Legal guarantee for reuse @shevski okfn.org

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/2/ @shevski okfn.org

opendefinition.org A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and share-alike. @shevski okfn.org

Open Data Portal is a good start! Online home for data Focal point of discovery Helps data management processes Check links Reports of usage @shevski okfn.org

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Making it local ● ● ● ● ● Smart Cities Relevant local apps and services Driving policy & quality Better internal management Providing underlying data should be part of the package @shevski okfn.org

The Future @shevski okfn.org

New targets ● ● ● ● ● Standards Vocabularies Interoperability Localization and geospatial data Validation & services @shevski okfn.org

Questions, comments, discussion! Thank you Irina Bolychevsky @shevski okfn.org

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