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Aragón Open Data Hackathon

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 14:36
26 Sep 2014 to 27 Sep 2014Aragón Open Data HackathonTaking place on the 26th and 27th of September 2014, the Aragón Open Data Jacathon will give developers and other data related...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainVisits: 153 visits

Linked Open Data: Improving SME Competitiveness and Generating New Value

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:01
02 Sep 2014Linked Open Data: Improving SME Competitiveness and Generating New ValueThe LinDA project will host a Linked Open Data (LOD) Workshop in Leipzig this September, organised as part of the wider SEMANTiCS conference taking...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyVisits: 119 visits

Webinar: Opening up public data – making your data more usable

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 14:37
02 Sep 2014Webinar: Opening up public data – making your data more usableDigital Leaders will host a webinar this September to look at examples of public services that have been transformed by opening up their data. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Access to InformationVisits: 492 visits

Help to shape the UK Open Addresses Database

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:51
08 Aug 2014Help to shape the UK Open Addresses DatabaseThe Open Data Institute will host an event in London this August to help shape their new Open Address Database for the UK. ...more infoThemes: Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: United KingdomTags: open address data, gazeteerVisits: 510 visits

A proposal for a Government Data Marketplace

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:15
01 Aug 2014A proposal for a Government Data MarketplacePolicy Exchange, a UK based think tank aimed at developing new policy ideas for better public services, has published an article proposing a so...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: policy, Open data, public-private partnershipVisits: 471 visits

Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform - Webinar

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:25
11 Aug 2014Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform - WebinarThis free webinar is designed to introduce participants to the Linked Data Platform (LDP), a collection of standard techniques and...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: linked data platformVisits: 347 visits

Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at risk

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:03
31 Jul 2014Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at riskIrish Government genealogy website www.irishgenealogy.ie has been strongly criticised for risking citizens’ personal data by having information...more infoThemes: Culture, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: IrelandTags: personal data, genealogyVisits: 283 visits

Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:45
31 Jul 2014Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act“Since the (FoI) Act was passed it has become increasingly useless”, writes Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk. ...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: foia, Access to InformationVisits: 353 visits

Report: Enhancing discoverability of public health and epidemiology research data

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:39
30 Jul 2014Report: Enhancing discoverability of public health and epidemiology research dataA report has been published based on the work carried out as part of the research project “Enhancing Discoverability of Public Health and...more infoThemes: Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open health data, open researchVisits: 433 visits

Devon Open Data Forum - August meet-up

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:51
27 Aug 2014Devon Open Data Forum - August meet-upOpen Data enthusiasts in Devon are invited to the latest regional meet up, being held in Exeter this August.   ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: devon, Open data, meetupVisits: 411 visits

Learn more about the Open Data Challenge Series

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:37
22 Aug 2014Learn more about the Open Data Challenge SeriesThe ODI Leeds will play host a special event this August, organised to give more information about the Open Data Challenge Series. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: United KingdomTags: odileeds, nesta, open data challengeVisits: 322 visits

German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use Law

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:55
30 Jul 2014German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use LawFour German civil society organisations have joined forces to publish a joint opinion on the revision of the country's Re-Use of Public Sector...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, PSI re-use, Civil SocietyVisits: 317 visits

Comparing the G7 countries' Open Data Action Plans

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:19
29 Jul 2014Comparing the G7 countries' Open Data Action PlansThe Sunlight Foundation manages a Google spreadsheet that analyses the real commitments made by each G7 (previously G8) member in their...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: France, Germany, Italy, UK, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: canada, Japan, USA, OGP, open data charterVisits: 575 visits

Introducing the DaPaaS project: a platform for easy open data publishing and re-use

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:50
29 Jul 2014Introducing the DaPaaS project: a platform for easy open data publishing and re-useThe Data and Platform as a Service (DaPaaS) project is a 24 month initiative that aims to deliver an environment where developers can both...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Linked dataVisits: 286 visits

Tourism authorities in Brittany unite to launch Open Data portal

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:30
29 Jul 2014Tourism authorities in Brittany unite to launch Open Data portalFour local committees in the French region of Brittany, each responsible for coordination and management of tourism databases, have decided to team...more infoThemes: TourismCountries: FranceTags: Open Data portalVisits: 332 visits

A linked data experiment based around the 2014 European Election coverage

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29
28 Jul 2014A linked data experiment based around the 2014 European Election coverageData journalist Basile Simon and developer Iain Collins from BBC News Labs have given an interesting insight into their experience of...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: BBC, data journalism, european election, open electoral data, Linked dataVisits: 515 visits

Campaign launched to make French public servants' declarations of interest truly reusable

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:33
28 Jul 2014Campaign launched to make French public servants' declarations of interest truly reusableThe French civic association Regards Citoyens is campaigning to transform recently published data relating to French Public servants' financial...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: FranceTags: Open data, declaration of interestVisits: 358 visits

World Bank gathers evidence of Open Data for economic growth

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:58
28 Jul 2014World Bank gathers evidence of Open Data for economic growthA new paper issued by the World Bank has examined the economic potential of Open Data. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: economic growth, Open data, McKinsey Global Institute, evidence, economic benefit, business innovationVisits: 365 visits

Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data Portal

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:36
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: 506 visits

Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:30
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: 467 visits