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Ireland national Open Data Portal launched

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: 447 visits

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

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: 511 visits

Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now open

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: 354 visits

Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-Westphalia

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: 210 visits

Open Data in a Day - London

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: 261 visits

Open Data by Administrations and Businesses - the Austrian Success Story

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: 398 visits

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

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: 323 visits

Ford launches Lisbon City Mobility Challenge

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: 435 visits

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

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: 326 visits

Food Open Data Challenge announced

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: 3317 visits

Open Data Manchester - July Edition

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: 317 visits

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

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: 496 visits

Interactive data visualisation course

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: 396 visits

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

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: 301 visits

Homer Project 'Open Data Action Plans' released

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:51
17 Jul 2014Homer Project 'Open Data Action Plans' releasedEach regional partner involved in the Homer project has published their Open Data Action Plans – a series of documents that aim to establish the...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Slovenia, SpainTags: action plans, Open dataVisits: 528 visits

EC publishes guidelines on the revised PSI Directive

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:45
17 Jul 2014EC publishes guidelines on the revised PSI DirectiveThe European Commission has today published its guidelines to help Member States benefit from the revised Directive on the re-use of public sector...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 479 visits

University of Alicante launches Open Data Ideas Contest

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:05
17 Jul 2014University of Alicante launches Open Data Ideas ContestIn an attempt to grow the open data culture among the university community and general public in Alicante, Spain, the Vice Rectorate of Information...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: open data challenge, ideas contest, university of alicanteVisits: 433 visits

Analysis and evaluation of the European Union Open Data Portal

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:21
17 Jul 2014Analysis and evaluation of the European Union Open Data PortalThe Department of Library and Information Science at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) has published a study that analyses and evaluates...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open Data portal, library scienceVisits: 877 visits

UK Public Data Group publishes their 2014 Open Data statement

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:26
16 Jul 2014UK Public Data Group publishes their 2014 Open Data statementThe UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has published a document that outlines the different types of information made available by...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Government, Housing and Infrastructure, LegislationCountries: United KingdomVisits: 294 visits

Initial results revealed from the ‘Open Data in Developing Countries’ project

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:15
16 Jul 2014Initial results revealed from the ‘Open Data in Developing Countries’ projectThe first wave of results from the project ‘Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries’ (ODDC) have now been released....more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, developing worldVisits: 295 visits