Recent results from Citadel-on-the-Move, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, are beginning to fill the gap in terms of better understanding existing open data practice (as opposed to best practice theory).
'Staatssecretaris voor Privacy Bart Tommelein beseft dat data het nieuwe goud zijn, maar door de prijs ervan op te drijven, worden data goederen voor de lucky few en schiet Tommelein zijn doel voorbij: innovatie en technologische vernieuwing bewerkstelligen', schrijft Aaron Ooms, voorzitter van de Jongsocialisten.
Open data for economic growth continues to create buzz in all circles. We wrote about it ourselves on this blog site earlier in the year. You can barely utter the phrase without somebody mentioning the McKinsey report and the $3 trillion open data market. The Economist gave the subject credibility with its talk about a 'new goldmine.' Omidyar published a report a few months ago that made $13 trillion the new $3 trillion. The wonderful folks at New York University's GovLab launched the OpenDa
Brooks Rainwater at Co-Exist: “As with a range of leading issues, cities are at the vanguard of this shifting environment. Through increased measurement, analysis, and engagement, open data will further solidify the centrality of cities. In the Chicago, the voice of the mayor counts for a lot. And Mayor Emmanuel has been at the forefront […]
'De NMBS houdt gegevens over dienstregeling en vertragingen angstvallig voor zich, ondanks het feit dat de regering resoluut voor het open data-concept kiest', schrijft CD&V-Kamerlid Jef Van den Bergh, die een resolutie zegt neer te gaan leggen.
This is rather a long post about a piece of work that I've been doing in my spare time as part of Open Data Manchester, about the how mutual data organisations can help rebalance the relationship between ourselves as data subjects and data users - those that seek to build products and services out of data. There is a 10 point summary at the end if you want to skip the main text. Please do comment and any errors or omissions I will try and rectify. A presentation on this will be given at the Beyond Data Conference in Eindhoven on 16th April 2015Last year Open Data Manchester held two work
bart rosseau's insight:
Great project by Open Data Manchester's Julian Tate
By Mushon Zer-Aviv, October 27, 2014 Since I first laid my cursor on Schooloscope.com it intrigued me as an exceptional case in the world of open data and information design. The chain of events that led to the site’s termination is an important story, which I believe should be chronicled and told.
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