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Open Data as a Service

Open Data as a Service | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Focalisé sur sa stratégie de gestion des informations sensibles, EBRC a, au cours des trois dernières années, étendu ses activités avec notammen

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OpenDataSoft's curator insight, November 26, 2013 1:00 PM

Open Data as a Service: un partenariat entre OpenDataSoft, EBRC et InTech

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Media Tools – Google : Digital tools for #datajournalism I #opentools

Media Tools – Google : Digital tools for #datajournalism I #opentools | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

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luiy's curator insight, December 4, 2013 12:40 PM

Welcome to Google Media Tools. Consider this your starting point to tap into Google’s suite of digital tools that can enhance newsgathering and exposure across television, radio, print and online.

 

Whether it’s refining your advanced search capabilities, improving audience engagement through Google+, or learning how to visualize data using Google Maps, this website is intended to guide you through all the resources Google offers to journalists.

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30 Tools for Data Visualization

30 Tools for Data Visualization | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

During the past few years the demand regarding Data Info-graphics has increased in volume and demand as well as in clarity. The range of technologies available by which to collect and examine data is constantly on the rise- both in web and desktop applications, which provide several great interfaces.
From a technological aspect , such tools have created efficiency based models which have gone onto disrupting existing paradigms of the past. These vary and range from data synthesis to data visualization encompassing every type of data.

Within this scope, such new tools are continually emerging whose main purpose is to- simplify the process within being able to harness data in lending impact and insight generation...


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Will open data lead to open government?

Will open data lead to open government? | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

Under Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s watch, the way we engage with government agencies is set to go digital by default.

 

Speaking via prerecorded video at the GovInnovate conference in Canberra last week, Minister Turnbull issued an unequivocal call to action to the Australian Public Service to improve the quantity of government services delivered online, and enrich their quality, depth and level of engagement with citizens.


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Code For Paris Region + API Hackday

Code For Paris Region + API Hackday | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Les 6, 7 et 8 décembre prochain, dans le cadre de la conférence APIdays Paris, APIdays, API Hackday & Cap Digital s’associent pour un hackathon civique intitulé : APIhackday + Code for Paris Region by Cap Digital Cette démarche ouverte et...

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OpenDataSoft's curator insight, December 5, 2013 10:58 AM

Code for Paris Region et API Hackday, ce week-end, en partenariat avec OpenDataSoft

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Nepal Ministry of Finance Official Reflects on Benefits of Geospatial Data | AidData 3.0

Nepal Ministry of Finance Official Reflects on Benefits of Geospatial Data | AidData 3.0 | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data

New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
DataViva a project developed in part by Media Lab professor Csar Hidalgo aims to make a wide swath of government economic data usable with a series of...
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Udacity Blog: Sebastian Thrun: Launching our Data Science & Big Data Track built with Leading Industry Partners

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5 Steps to Developing an Open Government Project | Visual.ly

5 Steps to Developing an Open Government Project | Visual.ly | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Suggested path to developing an open government project with active participation of the government, civil society and citizen-experts. It was develop
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The Open Government Illusion - The Governance Lab @ NYU

The Open Government Illusion - The Governance Lab @ NYU | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene in GOVERNING: “The easier it is for us to find important information about cities, counties and states, the better we’re able to report on topics of interest to our readers.
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You asked, we listened - open data now in 17 languages

You asked, we listened - open data now in 17 languages | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
We ask users of our open data from around the world to send us feedback.
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The Art of Data Visualization | Blog | Nick Finck | UX/IA Pro, Speaker, and Community Cultivator.

The Art of Data Visualization | Blog | Nick Finck | UX/IA Pro, Speaker, and Community Cultivator. | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

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Europeana Linked Open Data feeds Irish place name database - Pro Blog

Europeana Linked Open Data feeds Irish place name database - Pro Blog | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

Logainm.ie, the bilingual database of Irish place names has recently been enhanced by the Linked Logainm project by incorporating Linked Data. The newly available Linked Logainm dataset provides Irish place name data in structured, computer-readable formats for use by web developers, computer scientists, the heritage community, information professionals and more. The linked dataset is now ready for use by Irish information professionals in the library, museum and archives domains.


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The Hum of Dewey Digital: Open Development & Open Data - Challenges and Opportunities

The Hum of Dewey Digital: Open Development & Open Data - Challenges and Opportunities | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

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Thomas Salmon's curator insight, December 2, 2013 10:13 AM

Challenges for Open Data and Development http://bit.ly/1cULgqF ; and some reflections from a recent #ICT4D meetup in London

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Pathfinder: Using linked data to ease access to recommendations and guidance | LinkedUp: Linking Web Data for Education - An EU project about the potential of open data in education

Pathfinder: Using linked data to ease access to recommendations and guidance | LinkedUp: Linking Web Data for Education - An EU project about the potential of open data in education | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

Data to be used for this concerns of course information about learning opportunities, including for example (from our data catalogue) about courses in various universities (e.g., The Open University, The University of Aalto, or degrees in the UK from the Key Information Set), about open education resources (e.g., from Organic Edunet, mEducator, the Open Courseware consortium, or specific organisations) or any other resource that might help to learn about a certain topic (e.g., videos/podcasts from The University of Southampton or reading resources from the TERENCE reading comprehension dataset). The challenge here is of course to connect and compare such heterogeneous resources with each other and with the learner’s context. 


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How might open data in agriculture help achieve food security?

How might open data in agriculture help achieve food security? | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The policy support for improving the ability to store and share data on agriculture is growing. But how do you ensure farmers in developing countries benefit and will it achieve food security?
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NEW: Time for Demand Driven Open Data - Open Data Now

NEW: Time for Demand Driven Open Data - Open Data Now | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
It's time for a demand-driven approach to Open Data - like that of France, the UK, Mexico, and other countries.
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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, December 10, 2013 7:45 AM

"A core problem is that government agencies have taken what I’d call a supply-side approach to Open Data: They’ve chosen what data to release without much input from the people it’s supposed to serve.

Daniel Kaufmann of Revenue Watch has called this the problem of “Zombie Data” – data that exists without purpose or any real use. 

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El Hacker Cívico: Civic-Minded Techies Gain Sway with Government in Mexico and Beyond

El Hacker Cívico: Civic-Minded Techies Gain Sway with Government in Mexico and Beyond | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
That paradox echoes around the globe: While governments may spend heavily on high-tech intelligence and security programs, most are still struggling to update the unwieldy IT systems that run almost everything else.
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The Open Government Guide: really practical stuff to develop action plans

The Open Government Guide: really practical stuff to develop action plans | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Open Data: From ‘Platform’ to ‘Program’ - The Governance Lab @ NYU

Open Data: From ‘Platform’ to ‘Program’ - The Governance Lab @ NYU | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Engaging Cities: “A few months ago, Dutch designer Mark van der Net launched OSCity.nl, a highly interesting example of what can be done with open data. At first, it looks like a mapping tool.
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