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UK government commits to Open Contracting Data Standard

ePSIplatform news - 11 hours 33 min ago
28 Nov 2014UK government commits to Open Contracting Data StandardThe UK government has committed to a data standard which aims to cut corruption in UK government contracts. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: open contracting, Open dataVisits: 85 visits

re3data.org reaches over 1,000 listed Research Data Repositories

ePSIplatform news - 11 hours 45 min ago
28 Nov 2014re3data.org reaches over 1,000 listed Research Data RepositoriesHaving started in 2012 with just 23 entries, re3data.org has now grown to become the largest online catalogue of research data repositories on the...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open research dataVisits: 193 visits

Is London the most data-heavy capital in the world?

ePSIplatform news - 12 hours 5 min ago
28 Nov 2014Is London the most data-heavy capital in the world?A new collection of data maps of London have been published that illustrate the extent to which the UK capital is overflowing with information. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualization, London, city mapsVisits: 89 visits

Open Healthcare Data Hack

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:56
13 Dec 2014 to 14 Dec 2014Open Healthcare Data HackData Science London is hosting a pre-Christmas Open Data Hackathon aimed at data scientists, hackers and dataviz people, to explore what can be...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: data science, Open data, hackathonVisits: 234 visits

Dutch Water Boards release results as Open Data

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:42
27 Nov 2014Dutch Water Boards release results as Open DataEvery two years, the Dutch water boards jointly report their results. Now in a bid to become more transparent, the boards have fully opened up the...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, HealthCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open dataVisits: 293 visits

The City of Arnsberg starts opening up public datasets

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:37
26 Nov 2014The City of Arnsberg starts opening up public datasetsOn 25 November, the City of Arnsberg in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, launched an open data section in its official portal. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: GermanyTags: Open Data portalVisits: 201 visits

Open Data Playground at the Web We Want Festival

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:42
28 Nov 2014Open Data Playground at the Web We Want FestivalEngage in open data in a fun and playful way – that’s what’s on the agenda at the Open Data Playground taking place in London this Friday....more infoThemes: CultureCountries: United KingdomTags: Open dataVisits: 212 visits

French Competition aims to improve daily mobility by using Open Data

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 14:09
25 Nov 2014French Competition aims to improve daily mobility by using Open DataMobi Data LR is a competition aimed at developers and digital/ innovative companies in the transport and mobility field.  ...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: FranceTags: Open data, sncf, competitionsVisits: 776 visits

'Cookbook' launched to help develop digital services in urban areas

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 13:54
25 Nov 2014'Cookbook' launched to help develop digital services in urban areasThe City Service Development Kit (CitySDK) Cookbook is a seven-page document aimed at showing how using CitySDK APIs can allow fast, easy...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Government, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: Finland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Smart Cities, apis, Open data, citysdkVisits: 185 visits

Large Hadron Collider data finally made public

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:20
24 Nov 2014Large Hadron Collider data finally made publicOne year after the initial announcement, data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments have now been made public on CERN's new born Open Data...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Switzerland, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: lhc, Large Hadron Collider, Open data, physicsVisits: 206 visits

#Expathon2014: Expo Milano 2015 Open Data Hackathon

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:02
28 Nov 2014 to 29 Nov 2014#Expathon2014: Expo Milano 2015 Open Data HackathonWikitalia, Wired Italy and Density Design (the data visualization lab of ‘Milan Politecnico’) have joined forces to launch the first Open...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Tourism, TransportCountries: ItalyTags: Open dataVisits: 353 visits

Spanish regional government of Aragón makes data available on national portal

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 17:02
17 Nov 2014Spanish regional government of Aragón makes data available on national portalHaving originally launched their Aragon Open Data portal back in February 2013, the regional Government of Aragón (Spain) have announced that their...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: Open data, data federation, Open Data catalogVisits: 468 visits

ePSI Platform Tour - Vilnius, Lithuania

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:40
10 Dec 2014ePSI Platform Tour - Vilnius, LithuaniaVilnius will host the penultimate event on the ePSI Platform Tour on 10 December, when the Information Society Development Committee and the Ministry...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: LithuaniaVisits: 156 visits

Transparency Hack Day in Hamburg

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:37
23 Nov 2014Transparency Hack Day in HamburgThis November, OK-Lab Hamburg will host the first ‘Transparency Day’ to be held in the German city. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: GermanyTags: deutschland, featured, offene daten, hmbtg, informationsfreiheit, transparenztag hamburg, transparenz, Hamburg, stadt hamburgVisits: 166 visits

UK standards body launches Smart city data concept model

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:27
17 Nov 2014UK standards body launches Smart city data concept modelThe British Standards Institution (BSI) has published a guide establishing a model for data interoperability - aimed at organisations...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Environment and Energy, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: United KingdomTags: Smart Cities, data standards, data models, Open dataVisits: 420 visits

ePSI Platform Tour - Zagreb, Croatia

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 15:59
25 Nov 2014ePSI Platform Tour - Zagreb, CroatiaThe first leg of the ePSI Platform tour will kick-off in Zagreb, where the Information Commissioner and the Ministry of Administration will join...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: CroatiaVisits: 152 visits

ePSI Platform Tour - Bratislava, Slovakia

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 16:06
27 Nov 2014ePSI Platform Tour - Bratislava, SlovakiaThe Slovakian Ministry of Finance and the National Agency for Network and Electronic Services (NASES) will be joined by other local stakeholders...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: SlovakiaVisits: 131 visits

ePSI Platform Tour - Budapest, Hungary

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 16:02
25 Nov 2014ePSI Platform Tour - Budapest, HungaryThe second stop on the ePSI Platform tour will be Budapest, where Zoltan Varju will host a Meetup with various Hungarian Open Data enthusiasts. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: HungaryVisits: 316 visits

New research project on the collision of privacy and open data policies announced

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 18:10
13 Nov 2014New research project on the collision of privacy and open data policies announcedA new research project will examine the tension between open data policy and privacy interests through the Fair Information Principles (FIPs) -...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: Netherlands, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, data privacy, Information policyVisits: 544 visits
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