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LOD that works! Hackathon in Bologna

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:01
25 Mar 2015 to 28 Mar 2015LOD that works! Hackathon in Bologna"LOD that works!" is a hackathon that is seeking apps built using Linked Data from Italian Open Data portals (Tuscany, Trento etc) that are going...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: linked open data, linked data platformVisits: 436 visits

Crime and Safety hack weekend in Loughton

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:38
27 Mar 2015 to 29 Mar 2015Crime and Safety hack weekend in LoughtonThe second @hackessex Civic Camp is a volunteer-driven concept, looking to open-up data from law enforcement agencies, emergency services, local...more infoThemes: Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, crime dataVisits: 264 visits

Swedish land registration authority plans to open up map information for free

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:03
23 Mar 2015Swedish land registration authority plans to open up map information for freeIn an important step towards the full opening of geographic data, Lantmäteriet, the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority, has...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: SwedenTags: open geodataVisits: 301 visits

Reading Borough Council opens-up real time transport data

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:04
23 Mar 2015Reading Borough Council opens-up real time transport dataReading Borough Council (UK) has made data relating to its transport network widely available through the Travel Reading Live Open Data Service. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, real-time, bus informationVisits: 240 visits

Public Health draft bill sets open access to French Health Data

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:57
23 Mar 2015Public Health draft bill sets open access to French Health Data The French Social Affairs Committee of the National Assembly recently adopted the Public Health draft bill. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, HealthCountries: FranceTags: Open data, Access to Information, health data, health data protectionVisits: 307 visits

Data Hackathon in Budapest

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:50
28 Mar 2015Data Hackathon in BudapestA Hungarian NGO watchdog for public funds is organising a hackathon this March, to be held at the Google Ground premises in Budapest. ...more infoThemes: Culture, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: HungaryTags: hackathon, Open dataVisits: 181 visits

Croatian Government unveils national Open Data Portal

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:37
23 Mar 2015Croatian Government unveils national Open Data PortalCroatian Deputy Prime Minister Milanka Opacic has presented the country’s new Open Data Portal - data.gov.hr, launching with just over 100 datasets...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: CroatiaTags: Open Data portalVisits: 435 visits

Report: Open Data in the G8

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:42
20 Mar 2015Report: Open Data in the G8The Center for Data Innovation, a think tank based in Washington, DC (USA), has published a review of progress on the G8 Open Data Charter. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: France, Germany, Italy, Russia, United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, G8 Open Data CharterVisits: 431 visits

UK Government accused of not meeting transparency pledge on public contracts

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:24
20 Mar 2015UK Government accused of not meeting transparency pledge on public contractsIn an article published on ComputerWeekly.com, the UK Government has been accused of failing to meet the commitment made in 2010 to publish all...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: transparency, contracting, public contracts, Open data, Access to InformationVisits: 293 visits

3rd International Summer School on Open & Collaborative Governance

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:16
29 Jun 20153rd International Summer School on Open & Collaborative GovernanceIn order to promote education and knowledge dissemination in the area of ICT-enabled governance, the Department of Information and Communication...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: GreeceTags: aegean, summer school, TrainingVisits: 281 visits

3rd International Summer School on Open & Collaborative Governance

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:10
29 Jun 20153rd International Summer School on Open & Collaborative GovernanceIn order to promote education and knowledge dissemination in the area of ICT-enabled governance, the Department of Information and Communication...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: GreeceTags: aegean, summer school, TrainingVisits: 2 visits

Open Government Data: Online Idea Collection started

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:56
20 Mar 2015Open Government Data: Online Idea Collection startedThe German Government and the tech NGO Initiative D21 have started a public participation process on the use of Open Government Data. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: GermanyTags: Open Government Data, participation, G8 Open Data CharterVisits: 598 visits

North Rhine-Westphalia launches portal for Open Data and participation

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:46
20 Mar 2015North Rhine-Westphalia launches portal for Open Data and participationA new portal has just gone live in North Rhine-Westphalia - Germany's biggest Federal state. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: GermanyTags: north rhine westphalia, Open data, citizen participationVisits: 468 visits

New project for mapping the effects of publishing open budget data

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:42
19 Mar 2015New project for mapping the effects of publishing open budget dataOpen Knowledge and the Digital Methods Initiative at the University of Amsterdam have joined forces for a new research project to examine the impact...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: Netherlands, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open budget data, open spending, OKFVisits: 520 visits

UNESCO launches new transparency portal according to IATI Standard

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:29
19 Mar 2015UNESCO launches new transparency portal according to IATI StandardUNESCO project data is now being published according to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) Activity Standard in a new Transparency...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Education, Environment and Energy, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: aid transparency, IATI StandardVisits: 254 visits

Spaghetti Open Data 2015 Meet-up

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:16
27 Mar 2015 to 29 Mar 2015Spaghetti Open Data 2015 Meet-upSpaghetti Open Data (SOD) is an informal community of civic hackers, journalists, citizens and people that care about Open Data and dataset release...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, hackathon, Linked dataVisits: 673 visits

U.S. Government’s Data.gov portal enables direct display of datasets with third party services

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:33
19 Mar 2015U.S. Government’s Data.gov portal enables direct display of datasets with third party servicesA new “Open With” menu now appears on supported datasets within the U.S. Government’s Data.gov portal, giving the public the option to open the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: USA, data visualization, Open Data portalVisits: 277 visits

Govt of Flanders releases English version of Open Data Manual

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:11
19 Mar 2015Govt of Flanders releases English version of Open Data ManualThe Government of Flanders in Belgium has released the English version of its Open Data Manual, a document that collects best practices to...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: BelgiumTags: guidelines, Book, flandersVisits: 289 visits

‘Offentlig digitalisering 2015’ Conference: Towards a digital Denmark

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:54
24 Mar 2015 to 25 Mar 2015‘Offentlig digitalisering 2015’ Conference: Towards a digital DenmarkDANSK IT will host a 2-day conference in Aarhus this March, focused on working towards a digital Denmark. ...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: DenmarkTags: Open data, eGovernment, iotVisits: 258 visits

SEMIC 2015 - Semantic Interoperability Conference

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:41
05 May 2015SEMIC 2015 - Semantic Interoperability ConferenceMay will see the return of the Semantic Interoperability Conference (SEMIC), an event aimed at those interested in Linked Open Data, semantic...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: LatviaTags: linked open data, semantic technologiesVisits: 309 visits