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Science wins as PLoS goes hard on Open Access (Wired UK)

Science wins as PLoS goes hard on Open Access (Wired UK) | DMiC | Scoop.it
Academic journal PLoS (Public Library of Science) has changed its policy so that authors are now required to make the data underlying their scientific findings available publicly
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Big Data's Opportunity for Information Optimization

Big Data's Opportunity for Information Optimization | DMiC | Scoop.it
One challenge for 2014 is to acquire the competencies needed to get the best possible information from big data
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EUR-Lex - Official Journal - 2013 - L 175

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EU Directive on the Re-use of Public Sector Information published

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The 5 Habits of Teenagers on Social Media Today | Socialnomics

The 5 Habits of Teenagers on Social Media Today | Socialnomics | DMiC | Scoop.it
When it comes to social media there are tons of flavors ranging from the generic Facebook to the eclectic Vine and Snapchat. Teenagers are notorious for being experimental and checking out new things, and not just following the norm.
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Too true!

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A new goldmine

A new goldmine | DMiC | Scoop.it
AFTER a Soviet missile shot down a South Korean airliner that strayed into Russian airspace in 1983, President Ronald Reagan made America’s military...
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Stewardship of digital research data - principles and guidelines | Research Information Network

Stewardship of digital research data - principles and guidelines | Research Information Network | DMiC | Scoop.it
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10 Ways to Make Customers Fall in Love with Your Business

10 Ways to Make Customers Fall in Love with Your Business | DMiC | Scoop.it
Nurturing relationships with your customers is a crucial part of growing a successful business. In this age of automation and innovation, caring for your customers has never been more important.

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yeohyc's curator insight, May 17, 2013 1:02 AM

You have to read read this if you care about good customer service! 

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Study backs price tag for some open public data

Study backs price tag for some open public data | DMiC | Scoop.it
Open data presents a massive opportunity to the UK economy - but in the real world public bodies will need to retain some charges, a government-commissioned study says
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Opening public data boosts economy as well as transparency

Opening public data boosts economy as well as transparency | DMiC | Scoop.it
Updating the 2003 public information directive to increase the amount of public data that Europeans can access may be perceived as a transparency measure, but it is likely to bring real financial benefits and boost skills in a growing IT...
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It Pays To Read License Agreements (7 Years Later)

It Pays To Read License Agreements (7 Years Later) | DMiC | Scoop.it
7 years after one lucky PC Pitstop customer won $1,000 by simply reading our End-User License Agreement (EULA) -- our experiment continues to garner attention in articles detailing the dangers of unread EULAs.
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UK environmental laboratories achieve steady 4.8% growth on Environmental Expert

PRLog (Press Release) - May 9, 2013 -- A unique new report (http://environment-analyst.com/labs) by Environment Analyst charts the performance of twelve ...
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Earliest satellite ice maps produced

Earliest satellite ice maps produced | DMiC | Scoop.it
The earliest satellite maps of Arctic and Antarctic sea-ice have been assembled by scientists, showing the floes around the White Continent back in the 1960s were probably as extensive as they are now.
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Open Data Day 2014 | Open Knowledge Foundation

Open Data Day 2014 | Open Knowledge Foundation | DMiC | Scoop.it

Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments. 


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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, February 10, 2014 5:11 AM

it happened but did you notice the difference? I hope so.

luiy's curator insight, February 10, 2014 8:43 AM

Open Data Day 2014

 

- Saturday 22nd February is  Open Data Day!

 

Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments.

 

The events are open to anyone: from curious citizens to journalists, tech-geeks to scientists, designers to data wranglers. Swing by on the day to hack, have a hangout and wrangle with us!

Want to see what’s going on all around the world on Open Data Day and let us know what you’re working on? Follow and tweet the hashtag #OpenDataDay!

 

- Join the planning Hangout

 

We are hosting another G+ hangout for the whole Open Data Day community. Please join!

 

Register for the “What are you doing Open Data Day?” G+ hangout.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 – 12:00 EST / 5.00pm GMT

 

- Events around the world

 

There are Open Data Day events taking place all around the world.

We’re especially excited to see members of the Open Knowledge Foundation network organizing events – including ones in Japan, the UK, Germany and more!

 

- See more at: http://okfn.org/events/open-data-day/#sthash.6clGYpXl.dpuf

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How open data is changing the world – video

How open data is changing the world – video | DMiC | Scoop.it
From transport to health, where is open data making a difference? Panel discussion at the Activate London Summit 2013
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The High Cost of Unhappy Employees to Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

The High Cost of Unhappy Employees to Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC] | DMiC | Scoop.it
Happiness is what most of us strive for in our personal and business lives. If you’re stressed and unhappy at work that inevitably spills over into your personal life. That in turn creates more stress as we spiral into the abyss.
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ICO talks up data management and handling as key trend for 2013

ICO talks up data management and handling as key trend for 2013 | DMiC | Scoop.it
The ICO claims that 2013 will be the year that the importance of good data handling will finally be realised.
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Open access ‘waiver’ schemes encouraged by government

Open access ‘waiver’ schemes encouraged by government | DMiC | Scoop.it
The government would like to see more publishers take up schemes that waive open access publishing fees for researchers from universities that subscribe to its journals, a senior civil servant has said.
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PASC and the Cabinet Office must reconcile open data approaches

PASC and the Cabinet Office must reconcile open data approaches | DMiC | Scoop.it
Is the government's anally retentive reply to Bernard Jenkin consistent with its enthusiasm for Stephan Shakespeare? asks David Walker
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Overview | Research data management guidance | Information Services

Overview | Research data management guidance | Information Services | DMiC | Scoop.it
Overview of support and guidance for research data management and sharing provided by Information Services, University of Edinburgh.
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Data Management Key To Federal Open Data Policy -- InformationWeek

Data Management Key To Federal Open Data Policy -- InformationWeek | DMiC | Scoop.it
White House order means agencies will need to give more attention to data lifecycle management.
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Three ways for public leaders to seize Stephan Shakespeare's open data ideas

Three ways for public leaders to seize Stephan Shakespeare's open data ideas | DMiC | Scoop.it
It's not unknown for independent reviews to disappear in the long grass of Whitehall courtyards but this time is different, says Chris Yiu
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Stephan Shakespeare's review of public data needs to make it meaningful

Stephan Shakespeare's review of public data needs to make it meaningful | DMiC | Scoop.it
Flytipping 9,500 datasets onto data.gov.uk is not enough – now we need the reference data standards that will make it useful, says Dermot Joyce
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Government ‘Needs To Embrace Open Data Faster’

The Shakespeare Review urges government to get data from its departments out faster, whilst encouraging bigger punishments for those who break data laws
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The future of Records & Information Management in a world dominated by data

The future of Records & Information Management in a world dominated by data | DMiC | Scoop.it
The IRMS Conference is nearly upon us and if you enjoy my blogposts here, I suggest you subscribe to the IRMS Conference Blog as I will be producing mini-posts (I guess I could call them bloglets) for the keynote sessions and for the breakout...
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