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Metadatos abiertos e interoperabilidad semántica: Open Government Metadata

Metadatos abiertos e interoperabilidad semántica: Open Government Metadata | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it

En términos generales, los metadatos son datos que informan sobre recursos -otros datos-. Ayudan a identificar sus contenidos y, por tanto, son necesarios para clasificar, indexar, encontrar, compartir y reutilizar (entre otras cosas). Podríamos asociarlos a “palabras clave” sobre los recursos. Por tanto, son elementos clave a tener en cuenta desde la perspectiva semántica de la interoperabilidad...

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Openness can mean modernization, in justice field too. Research on #OpenJustice: #OpenGov principles in justice field [es]

Openness can mean modernization, in justice field too. Research on #OpenJustice: #OpenGov principles in justice field [es] | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Más del 97% de los 126 encuestados y expertos entrevistados, opinan que es posible una justicia más abierta. Además, se asocia un alto grado de identidad entre modernización de la justicia y apertu...
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It seems that we can apply the Open Government principles & philosophy, within the Justice field. Maybe in some areas, with limitations, but it is possible. Openness for modernization of the justice

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Panel: Smart Cities, Innovación Abierta y Open Government: ¿hacia modelos de Public-Private-People Partnership?

Panel: Smart Cities, Innovación Abierta y Open Government: ¿hacia modelos de Public-Private-People Partnership? | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Panel sobre Gobierno Abierto, Innovación Abierta y Smart Cities, que coordino el próximo 12 de noviembre de 2014 en Quito, Ecuador, en Congreso CLAD. Con @IBMSmartCities,  @IEEE_eGov y más:
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E-Government Interoperability: Linking Open and Smart Government

E-Government Interoperability: Linking Open and Smart Government | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
La prestigiosa revista Computer, publicación estrella de la IEEE Computer Society, publica este mes de Octubre de 2014 un número especial sobre e-Government Interoperability, en la que soy uno de l...
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Computer magazine, the flagship publication of IEEE Computer Society, publishes its October 2014 Special Issue on e-Government Interoperability

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Hack Chicago Challenge 2014 - IEEE Computer Society e-Government STC

Hack Chicago Challenge 2014 - IEEE Computer Society e-Government STC | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Official WebSite of the IEEE Computer Society e-Government STC
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Registration is free to enter. Prizes courtesy of Sponsors as Google, MRED, Stratus Concept, with Illinois Science & Technology Coalition and City of Chicago.

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Registration is free to enter. Prizes courtesy of Sponsors as Google, MRED, Stratus Concept, with Illinois Science & Technology Coalition and City of Chicago.

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OpenStand: Open Innovation & Open Standards with IEEE, W3C, InternetSociety, IETF and IAB together

OpenStand: Open Innovation & Open Standards with IEEE, W3C, InternetSociety, IETF and IAB together | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
  Big and great news. Five big organizations of standardization IAB, IEEE, IETF, Internet Society and W3C, collaborating in the world of openness with OpenStand, a movement dedicated to promot...
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IEEE Computer Society STC e-Gov Workshop: Technology trends for open and smart government

IEEE Computer Society STC e-Gov Workshop: Technology trends for open and smart government | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
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"This a very good opportunity to know more about the link between open government and smart cities from a strategic, managerial, and technological view..."

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UN General Assembly Plenary Adopts "Right to Privacy in the Digital Age" Resolution - IEEE Computer Society e-Government

UN General Assembly Plenary Adopts "Right to Privacy in the Digital Age" Resolution - IEEE Computer Society e-Government | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it

By the terms of that text, the Assembly established, for the first time, that "human rights should prevail irrespective of the medium, and therefore the need for protection both offline and online". General Assembly calls upon Member States to "review their procedures, practices and legislation on the surveillance of communications, their interception and collection of personal data, including mass surveillance, with a view to upholding the right to privacy by ensuring the full and effective implementation of all relevant obligations under international human rights law".

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This document has been adopted by UN some days later of publication of the Report and Recommendations of The US President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies.

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A view from the G-cloud

A view from the G-cloud | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Government ICT has seen a significant change over the last few years, with smart governments starting to leverage the scalability and agility of the cloud to drive value for money initiatives.
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Smart cities international case studies: global innovators - Publications - GOV.UK

Smart cities international case studies: global innovators - Publications - GOV.UK | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it

Case studies on 6 of the leading smart cities worldwide. This document reports on the experiences and identifies lessons learned from 6 leading cities around the world:

Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm, Boston, Barcelona, Hong Kong.

 

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"This document reports on the experiences and identifies lessons learned from 6 leading cities around the world:

Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm, Boston, Barcelona & Hong Kong. 

While all cities are unique, they also have common objectives and face common challenges. This study of 6 cities focused on how these cities are addressing their challenges, and how they are adapting their organisations to deliver new digital services to their citizens. It highlights common themes for cities adopting smart approaches to city management."

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"This document reports on the experiences and identifies lessons learned from 6 leading cities around the world:

Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm, Boston, Barcelona & Hong Kong. 

While all cities are unique, they also have common objectives and face common challenges. This study of 6 cities focused on how these cities are addressing their challenges, and how they are adapting their organisations to deliver new digital services to their citizens. It highlights common themes for cities adopting smart approaches to city management."

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Delivering on the promise of open government data

Delivering on the promise of open government data | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
The open data vision is a bold one but it will take considerable work to make a reality. What impact has it really made so far?
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WikiRendum's curator insight, November 9, 2013 5:33 AM
Our research finds that 55% of countries surveyed have open data initiatives in place, yet less than 10% of key government datasets across the world are truly open for reuse.
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Hacking Into ‘Smart Cities’ | EngagingCities

Hacking Into ‘Smart Cities’ | EngagingCities | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
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Technology like this is about people identifying local problems that are shared across communities, taking advantage of democratized technology and open networks, and stepping in to craft and deploy their own solution.


We need to teach Arduino (robotics) to high school kids in the Bronx, and not just grad students at New York University

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For open government, there is absolutely no turning back

For open government, there is absolutely no turning back | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
OGP 2013: Despite recent surveillance revelations, there has never been a better time for the world to think about what it means to be open
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Open Government Partnership summit

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WikiRendum's curator insight, November 1, 2013 2:49 AM

Transparency is often uncomfortable for governments, as Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude acknowledged in an opinion piece for the Public Leaders Network in 2012, when the UK took over as co-chair of the OGP. Transparency, said Maude, "is taking governments squarely outside of their comfort zone", but should be embraced, not resisted. He noted the passion and commitment from countries across the world to the principles of accountability and transparency. "There is," he said, "absolutely no turning back".

Lauren Heim's curator insight, April 30, 9:04 PM

I think any government would be scared about a more open decision making process and ideas. The fact that it would almost be vulnerable and open like it says is scary to anyone. I think it's a good idea though because I believe that the government and its people would be brought closer together and things would run a little more smoothly. 

Abigail Beinborn's comment, May 2, 1:22 PM
I also think it would be a good idea to keep it open, it would bring the government and citizens closer. People would be more informed on a regular basis. I think it would be good for the government to do this.
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Capítulo de Libro: "Smart Government: Opportunities and Challenges in Smart Cities Development"

Capítulo de Libro: "Smart Government: Opportunities and Challenges in Smart Cities Development" | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
IGI Global publica este mes el libro Handbook of Research on Democratic Strategies and Citizen-Centered E-Government Services, cuyo primer capítulo "Smart Government: Opportunities and Challenges i...
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La Interoperabilidad explicada en colores / Interoperability explained with colors

La Interoperabilidad explicada en colores / Interoperability explained with colors | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Hola de nuevo, Viendo las dificultades que los alumnos tienen para identificar el concepto, he preparado ésta imagen. Aunque soy consciente de que es preciso una explicación acotada y detallada de ...
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De “Open Government” a “Smart Governance”: Una perspectiva estratégica desde el Back Office | IEEE Sección Ecuador

De “Open Government” a “Smart Governance”: Una perspectiva estratégica desde el Back Office | IEEE Sección Ecuador | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it

Conferencia de Carlos E. Jiménez (http://www.computer.org/portal/web/chapters/Carlos-E-Jimenez ) en Ecuador el próximo 13 de noviembre.

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Inscripciones en https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/29009

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Public survey on Open Justice - will you participate?

Public survey on Open Justice - will you participate? | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Hello all,

A survey which forms part of the study “Open Justice: transparency and proximity to justice within the current context of Open Government” is now available for public participation. The study intends to explore the concept of Open Justice using the philosophy and principles of Open Government and apply those to the sphere of law.
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Abierta encuesta de investigación sobre Justicia Abierta (OpenJustice) ¿participas?

Abierta encuesta de investigación sobre Justicia Abierta (OpenJustice) ¿participas? | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it

INVESTIGACIÓN: Justicia abierta: transparencia y proximidad de la justicia dentro del actual contexto de Open Government.

ENCUESTA que forma parte de la investigación que se está realizando sobre la aplicación de los principios genuinos del Gobierno Abierto (Open Government), y su aplicación en el ámbito de la Justicia

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IMPORTANTE: para cumplimentar esta encuesta, se requiere que el encuestado esté familiarizado con la Administración de Justicia y los sistemas legales (ya sea Common Law y/o Civil Law).

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#SmartCities: El IIKM de ESADE lanza un Centro de Innovación en Ciudades

#SmartCities: El IIKM de ESADE lanza un Centro de Innovación en Ciudades | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
El Centre for Innovation in Cities (CIC), con base en Barcelona,  ha sido creado por los profesores del Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management (IIKM) de ESADE, Esteve Almirall y Mila Gas...
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orientado a liderar la investigación y consultoría sobre Smart Cities desde una perspectiva de Innovación Abierta

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España: ¿En la senda de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto?

España: ¿En la senda de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto? | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
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En este artículo, ponemos de manifiesto la importancia del proceso de creación de leyes como un elemento que también puede ser indicador de la apertura real de un gobierno. Así, focalizados en el proceso relativo a la creación de las leyes, presentamos una llamada de atención sobre hechos que bien podrían cuestionar las líneas de trabajo de un Estado –en teoría- comprometido con la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP).


Si en lo más obvio además de producirse agravios a la separación de poderes, el Estado deja de observar los dictados y normas aprobados y acordados en el ámbito del Derecho Internacional ¿puede decirse que ese Estado tenga intención real de seguir la senda de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto?

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The United States Releases its Second Open Government National Action Plan | The White House

The United States Releases its Second Open Government National Action Plan | The White House | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
The Obama Administration released the second U.S. Open Government National Action Plan, announcing 23 new or expanded open-government commitments that will advance these efforts even further.
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Ann Marie Rydberg's curator insight, March 12, 10:00 PM

I thought that this article was very interesting, and I applaud the Obama administration for striving towards a more transparent government.  I think that it is very hard as citizens to understand everything that the government is doing and how these things affect our everyday lives.  Hopefully, plans like this one will make it easier for citizens to be more aware of what's happening in the white house.  However, I did find this article to be pretty biased.  It is a .gov site, so I obviously expected it to be very pro government, but it seemed a little too good to be true.  I do think that this National Action plan could be very good, but I'm not quite as confident in its success as the author of the article is. 

 

Buster Meyer's curator insight, April 15, 9:39 PM

This article talks about how President Obama is trying to make the government better so everyone it applies to everyone in the U.S. I think this would be good because more people wouldn't disagree with it and would follow it. 

Michael Hanson's comment, April 20, 1:25 PM
A good action plan is important, and Obama has a long road ahead of him so it's good to let the american people know what he has planned.
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Open Government & Smart Cities: IEEE CS e-Government workshop with the Chicago Chief Data Officer

On June 12th, I’ll have the pleasure to lecture the IEEE CS e-Government (@IEEE_eGov) workshop tittled “Technology Trends for Open & Smart Government” within the 2014 IEEE International Technol...

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13 ways to unlock the potential of open government

13 ways to unlock the potential of open government | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
Nine experts offer their thoughts on making open data initiatives work for all citizens
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UK Government backtracks on key open data and FOI commitments

UK Government backtracks on key open data and FOI commitments | Government as a Platform | Scoop.it
The UK has withdrawn some of its key open data and freedom of information (FOI) commitments in its latest national plan, which aims to boost transparency, participation, and accountability in the public sector.
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Handling of data crucial to ‘smart city’ idea

Modernizing municipalities will take more than steel, concrete and construction crews.
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