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White House reveals new Open Government initiatives

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:54
01 Oct 2014White House reveals new Open Government initiativesThe US Government has announced a series of new open data commitments, on the third Anniversary of the Open Government Partnership. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, big data, Open Access, Open Education, Financial transparencyVisits: 312 visits

Transparency report set to benefit Not-for-profit sector

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:29
01 Oct 2014Transparency report set to benefit Not-for-profit sectorA crowd-sourced report on transparency looks set to improve policy and practice in the not-for-profit sector. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: non-profit, nonprofit organizations, transparency, AccountabilityVisits: 188 visits

Food Open Data Challenge - User & Stakeholder Research

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:20
01 Oct 2014Food Open Data Challenge - User & Stakeholder ResearchThere are four types of healthy eaters - Thrivers, Fighters, Survivors and those who are Disengaged. That’s just some of the findings from...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: open data challenge, food industryVisits: 197 visits

France announces its first Chief Data Officer

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:15
01 Oct 2014France announces its first Chief Data Officer Henri Verdier will be the first French Chief Data Officer. The announcement was made by French Secretary of State Thierry Mandon, during a recent...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: FranceTags: chief data officer, Open data, odi franceVisits: 190 visits

Datademo project: third funding round launched

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:35
30 Sep 2014Datademo project: third funding round launchedApplications for the third and final round of Datademo funding must be submitted before 6 October 2014. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FinlandTags: Datademo, funding, Helsinki Region Infoshare, okf finlandVisits: 175 visits

Open Data at Bologna SMART City Exhibition 2014

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:17
23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014Open Data at Bologna SMART City Exhibition 2014Three labs based around public open data will take place as part of the third edition of the SMART City Exhibition at BolognaFiere. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and Infrastructure, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, Smart Cities, geographic dataVisits: 161 visits

How to create your own Open Data Action Plan

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:17
30 Sep 2014How to create your own Open Data Action PlanHOMER project has released a simple template and guidelines on how to create your own Public Sector Open Data Action Plan. ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Slovenia, Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open data action plan, homer project partnersVisits: 634 visits

Open Data used to create Crime Map of Slovakia

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:47
30 Sep 2014Open Data used to create Crime Map of SlovakiaNon-governmental initiative OpenData.Sk has created an open source web application that highlights hotspots for crime and accidents in Slovakia. ...more infoThemes: Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: SlovakiaTags: crime map, data visualization, Open dataVisits: 392 visits

Workshop in Turin: Open Data from the Internet of Things

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:51
01 Oct 2014Workshop in Turin: Open Data from the Internet of ThingsRegione Piemonte is organising a workshop which will focus on how opening the data from sensors could lead others to use the data for...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, iotVisits: 136 visits

Open Data Manchester - Building a data cooperative

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:21
20 Oct 2014Open Data Manchester - Building a data cooperativeOpen Data Manchester will host an afternoon of scene setting and workshops to help create a framework for building data cooperatives. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: data cooperative, Open dataVisits: 249 visits

Spreading an Open Data Culture … on the back of a Vespa

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:26
30 Sep 2014 to 02 Oct 2014Spreading an Open Data Culture … on the back of a VespaOrganisers of the Open Data Raid initiative are embarking on a data-inspired road trip across Southern Italy, with the aim of increasing the spread...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TourismCountries: ItalyTags: Open dataVisits: 278 visits

Data License Germany 2.0 confirmed as an ‘Open license’

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:28
29 Sep 2014Data License Germany 2.0 confirmed as an ‘Open license’The Open Definition Advisory Council has confirmed that Data License Germany version 2.0, (originally published as a draft in July) will be an...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: Germany, Open Government Data, Licenses, Open dataVisits: 681 visits

The future of Open Data, Big Data & Privacy

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:07
30 Sep 2014The future of Open Data, Big Data & PrivacyWhat does the future hold for Open Data, Big Data and Privacy? That’s the topic of an upcoming debate taking place in Birmingham on 30 September,...more infoThemes: Government, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, big data, data privacyVisits: 204 visits

Effective Data Visualization – Barcelona meetup

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:45
21 Oct 2014Effective Data Visualization – Barcelona meetupData Tuesday Barcelona’s autumn meetup will be focused on tools to extract and present datasets, business models around visualization solutions,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: data visualizationVisits: 253 visits

One-day course: Finding stories in open data

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:35
07 Oct 2014One-day course: Finding stories in open dataThe Open Data Institute will host an intensive course this October that will introduce how to understand and find stories in data and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualization, analysisVisits: 259 visits

Open Data and Smart Cities Day

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 14:48
06 Nov 2014Open Data and Smart Cities DayThe Hague will host a special one-day event this November to explore how open data can help to solve many of the challenges that Smart Cities face. ...more infoThemes: Housing and Infrastructure, Science and TechnologyCountries: NetherlandsTags: Smart Cities, Open dataVisits: 215 visits

Data visualisation: Bringing complex data and stories to life

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 09:24
07 Oct 2014Data visualisation: Bringing complex data and stories to lifemySociety are organising an event in London this October, which will feature a presentation from the founder of an award-winning data...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualisationVisits: 355 visits

Timisoara to host ‘HackTM 2014’

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 09:10
17 Oct 2014 to 19 Oct 2014Timisoara to host ‘HackTM 2014’Over 500 participants are expected to gather in Timisoara, Romania this Autumn, for one of the region’s largest software & hardware hackathons....more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: RomaniaTags: Timisoara, hackathon, Open data, hacktm, iotVisits: 427 visits

Romania to host debate on ‘Open Government and public Open Data’

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:17
30 Sep 2014Romania to host debate on ‘Open Government and public Open Data’The Romanian Coalition on Open Data will host a debate on September 30 based on ‘Open Government and public Open Data’. ...more infoThemes: Government, Legislation, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: RomaniaTags: Rapoartele societății deschise, date deschise, dezbatere, guvernare deschisă, OGP, Civil Society, open data coallitionVisits: 350 visits

Battle of Open Data platforms

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:01
03 Oct 2014Battle of Open Data platformsThis October, Libertic will host a 'tournament' between Open Data platforms that combines technology and marketability. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: FranceTags: Open dataVisits: 427 visits