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Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data Portal

ePSIplatform news - 4 hours 19 min ago
25 Jul 2014Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data PortalThe new Open Data Portal of the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is now active – with over 3400 datasets already available. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: NetherlandsVisits: 13 visits

Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014

ePSIplatform news - 4 hours 26 min ago
29 Sep 2014Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014The European Commission’s Digital Agenda initiative is organising a special one day event in Brussels this September, focusing on the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Health, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: BelgiumVisits: 56 visits

EC Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documents

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:25
24 Jul 2014EC Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documentsThe European Commission has today published their guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documents. ...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 188 visits

Calls to open up public transport in Istanbul

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:25
24 Jul 2014Calls to open up public transport in IstanbulCan the release of more open transport data help to decrease congestion in Istanbul? According to an article published by the sustainable cities...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: TurkeyTags: Open Transport DataVisits: 190 visits

UK Government Releases the Open Standards for sharing and viewing government documents

LAPSI News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:35

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has announced the open standards selected for sharing and viewing government documents. The standards selected outline the document file formats expected to be used by all government bodies. These will be in open formats to allow the use of applications that are best suited to the needs of the citizens and the people working in government.

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Ireland national Open Data Portal launched

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:50
23 Jul 2014Ireland national Open Data Portal launchedThe Irish Government’s recent commitment to open data has continued with the release of 418 datasets on the country’s first dedicated Open Data...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: IrelandVisits: 334 visits

‘Algorithmic regulation' – could data be the death of politics?

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:38
23 Jul 2014‘Algorithmic regulation' – could data be the death of politics?A recent essay published by Tim O'Reilly, an influential technology publisher & venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, has sparked a debate...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 392 visits

Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now open

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:09
22 Jul 2014Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now openThe application process for the sixth annual Apps4Finland contest is now open, with participants invited to submit their ideas and...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FinlandTags: apps4finland, apps, data visualisation, competitionVisits: 245 visits

Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-Westphalia

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:49
28 Aug 2014Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-WestphaliaE-Government in the federal state will be the focus of the upcoming Symposium on Public Administration in North Rhine-Westphalia, taking place in the...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: e-Government, north rhine westphalia, Germany, federal statesVisits: 150 visits

Open Data in a Day - London

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:22
05 Aug 2014Open Data in a Day - LondonThe Open Data Institute will host a paid course this August, designed to introduce participants to the potential applications, benefits and...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, odiukVisits: 182 visits

Commission Publishes Guidelines encouraging PSI Re-Use

LAPSI News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:19

On the 17th of July the European Commission Published guidelines aimed at encouraging the re-use of PSI in order to help Member States benefit from the revised PSI Directive. According to the press release; "These guidelines explain for example how to give access to weather data, traffic data, property asset data and maps." The guidelines focus on issues such as licensing and cost and were the result of a detailed consultation process. For more on this please click here to see the press release. 

Open Data by Administrations and Businesses - the Austrian Success Story

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 14:29
21 Jul 2014Open Data by Administrations and Businesses - the Austrian Success StoryThe Digital Society Lab of the Danube University Krems has used the launch of the Austrian open non-governmental data portal as the perfect time to...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: AustriaTags: Open dataVisits: 319 visits

Pistes-vertes.fr: Open Data web application to promote cycling in Saint-Etienne

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:24
21 Jul 2014Pistes-vertes.fr: Open Data web application to promote cycling in Saint-EtienneWith the 12th stage of the Tour de France finishing in Saint-Etienne this July, the French town took the opportunity to launch the...more infoThemes: Culture, Health, TransportCountries: FranceTags: Saint-Etienne, cyclingVisits: 229 visits

Ford launches Lisbon City Mobility Challenge

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:34
21 Jul 2014Ford launches Lisbon City Mobility ChallengeHow can big, real-time, or system-integrated data be used to better deliver goods and services in congested city streets like those in Lisbon? ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: Portugal, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: lisbon, mobility, challenge, fordVisits: 345 visits

HOMER project final conference: Open Data & the PSI re-use

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:17
09 Sep 2014HOMER project final conference: Open Data & the PSI re-useThe HOMER project’s final conference will take place in Cyprus this September, with an event dedicated to the topic of open data and public sector...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Slovenia, SpainTags: homer project, Open data, mediterraneanVisits: 112 visits

Food Open Data Challenge announced

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:10
18 Jul 2014Food Open Data Challenge announcedThe Open Data Institute and Nesta have announced details of the Food Open Data Challenge - the fifth in a series of seven open data challenges run by...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: food open data, challenge, nesta, ODIVisits: 3255 visits

Open Data Manchester - July Edition

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:06
29 Jul 2014Open Data Manchester - July EditionThis month’s Open Data Manchester meeting will focus on some of the highlights to be taken from the Open Knowledge Festival, held in Berlin this...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and Infrastructure, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, meetup, manchester, TraffordVisits: 262 visits

Denmark’s largest retail company opens up store data for developers

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:28
18 Jul 2014Denmark’s largest retail company opens up store data for developersDansk Supermarked, the largest retail company in Denmark, has launched its public API, providing open data relating to the company’s 1,200...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Denmark, Germany, Poland, Sweden, United KingdomTags: RetailVisits: 410 visits

Interactive data visualisation course

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:10
19 Jul 2014 to 20 Jul 2014Interactive data visualisation courseThe Guardian will host a paid course this July, to teach the coding foundations needed to develop professional interactive visualisations,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: masterclasses, course, data visualizationVisits: 340 visits

Open Data for Culture and Tourism in Barcelona: Apps & Cultura session

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 08:58
23 Jul 2014Open Data for Culture and Tourism in Barcelona: Apps & Cultura sessionCreative entrepreneurs, developers and other individuals with ideas to develop mobile applications that reuse data to harness Barcelona’s cultural...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, TourismCountries: SpainTags: appsVisits: 251 visits
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