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France to publish open data from three official journals

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 13:47
03 Nov 2014France to publish open data from three official journalsThe French Office of Legal and Administrative Information (Direction de l’information légale et administrative or DILA) is to abolish existing...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: FranceTags: Open dataVisits: 352 visits

Research paper on failures and improvements of Open Data & Civic Apps contests

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:55
03 Nov 2014Research paper on failures and improvements of Open Data & Civic Apps contestsA research study from ESADE Business School (Barcelona, Spain) has examined open data initiatives in eight cities in the US and Europe,...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, contestVisits: 641 visits

Enabling Smart City Services through Open Data and Mobile Applications

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:13
13 Nov 2014Enabling Smart City Services through Open Data and Mobile ApplicationsCitadel on the Move and EurActiv will host a live walk through demonstration of Citadel’s applications, to teach participants how to...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Housing and Infrastructure, Tourism, TransportCountries: BelgiumTags: Open data, mobile applicationsVisits: 407 visits

Scottish Public Policy Data Challenge announced

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:06
30 Oct 2014Scottish Public Policy Data Challenge announcedLaunched by The Scottish Government, this Public Policy Data Challenge invites The Data Lab (Scotland’s Data Science Innovation Centre) and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: data science, civic engagement, InnovationVisits: 421 visits

Bath Hacked 2.1 – Open Data for the city’s past, present and future

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:52
01 Nov 2014 to 02 Nov 2014Bath Hacked 2.1 – Open Data for the city’s past, present and futureTaking place as part of Bath Digital Festival, Bath Hacked is an Open Data Hack based around the theme of Bath’s past, present...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, TourismCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, hackathon, Cultural HeritageVisits: 427 visits

Munich Open Data Hackday

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:28
29 Nov 2014Munich Open Data HackdayCode for Munich, part of the Code for Germany community, will host an event this November to help create useful open data based apps and services...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 384 visits

Open Data as an ally for 'statactivists'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:08
04 Nov 2014Open Data as an ally for 'statactivists'What are the connections between open data and ‘statactivism’? ...more infoThemes: Culture, Education, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: FranceTags: Open data, Statistics, okf franceVisits: 415 visits

Open Data meetup in Dutch municipality Hollands Kroon

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:52
12 Nov 2014Open Data meetup in Dutch municipality Hollands KroonThe Dutch municipality Hollands Kroon will host an introductory session to Open Data this November, during which participants will discover what...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open dataVisits: 434 visits

Dutch Smart Cities Open Data Estafette

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:04
06 Nov 2014Dutch Smart Cities Open Data EstafetteHow can we increase awareness between governments and private stakeholders with regards to the possibilities of open data, and detect...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Housing and Infrastructure, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open data, Smart CitiesVisits: 402 visits

EdinburghApps competition gives birth to 5 new innovative tools

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:49
29 Oct 2014EdinburghApps competition gives birth to 5 new innovative toolsOpen Data from the City of Edinburgh Council has been used to help create five new innovative applications, which have been recognised at...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Government, Health, Safety and Social Welfare, TourismCountries: United KingdomTags: Open dataVisits: 410 visits

London Borough of Barnet launches new Data Portal

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 17:49
28 Oct 2014London Borough of Barnet launches new Data PortalBarnet Council has launched a new data portal publishing raw data across a range of council services - giving residents, businesses, innovators and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Tourism, TransportCountries: United KingdomVisits: 380 visits

New interactive map shows where food products sold in the UK are made

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 17:40
28 Oct 2014New interactive map shows where food products sold in the UK are madeMade Near Me UK is an interactive map that shows the location of where UK food products are made and packaged. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: food open dataVisits: 385 visits

OKF to host Open Data and Linked Data 1-day training in London

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:13
04 Nov 2014OKF to host Open Data and Linked Data 1-day training in LondonThe Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) will provide an overview of Open Data and Linked Data during this paid 1-day course taking place in London this...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, TrainingVisits: 358 visits

ODI Leeds: Open Data in a Day

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:24
12 Nov 2014ODI Leeds: Open Data in a DayThis introductory course is designed for anyone wanting to discover and use open data in their organisation. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, TrainingVisits: 355 visits

Open Data in the City - Barcelona

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:15
06 Jan 2015Open Data in the City - BarcelonaWhat datasets are really being opened-up in our cities? How are policies shaping this? What technologies and business models we...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: SpainTags: Open data, Smart CitiesVisits: 409 visits

Data Science and the Internet of Things

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:05
20 Nov 2014Data Science and the Internet of ThingsThe Brussels Data Science Community and the Belgian Internet of Things Community have joined forces to organise a meeting aimed at sharing,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: BelgiumTags: Open data, big data, internet of things, iotVisits: 484 visits

Dutch government expects to make wide data inventory available by spring 2015

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:54
27 Oct 2014Dutch government expects to make wide data inventory available by spring 2015In a letter written to the Open State Foundation, Dutch minister Ronald Plasterk has stated his aim to have a government-wide data inventory ready in...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open data, inventory of datasets, data archiveVisits: 445 visits

UK Supermarket Locations Database released as Open Data

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:19
27 Oct 2014UK Supermarket Locations Database released as Open DataA single open data file that contains the locations of supermarkets in the UK has been released by the company GeoLytix. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, retail sectorVisits: 436 visits

New report on the Benefits and Risks of Open Government Data

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:42
27 Oct 2014New report on the Benefits and Risks of Open Government DataIn a recent paper for the Journal of Systems Integration, Vol 5, No 1 (2014), Dusan Chlapek and Jan Kucera from the University of...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Czech Republic, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, transparency, Access to InformationVisits: 582 visits

German Government Data Portal: Ready to go

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:25
27 Oct 2014German Government Data Portal: Ready to goThe German Government and the federal states have signed an administrative agreement that will see the country’s official Open Data platform...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, government data portalVisits: 550 visits