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EC launches public consultation on ‘Science 2.0’

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:46
07 Jul 2014EC launches public consultation on ‘Science 2.0’To help gauge the trend towards a more open, data-driven and people-focused way of doing research and innovation, the European Commission has...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: European Commission, public consultation, open scienceVisits: 183 visits

EC to release guidelines on the implementation of the revised PSI Directive

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:35
04 Jul 2014EC to release guidelines on the implementation of the revised PSI DirectiveDuring the recent 'PSI rules put in practice' workshop in Brussels, it was announced that July 17th will be the date the European Commission...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Public Service Information Directive, implementation guidelinesVisits: 320 visits

Erasmus Open Data

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:04
13 Sep 2014 to 16 Sep 2014Erasmus Open DataThe French city of Nantes will welcome leaders of Open Data communities from across Europe this September, for an event designed to help shape an...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: France, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Erasmus Open DataVisits: 219 visits

Nice Côte d’Azur launches its open data portal

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:50
02 Jul 2014Nice Côte d’Azur launches its open data portalCultural, sport and environmental datasets relating to Nice Côte d'Azur can now be accessed via the French region's new Open Data Portal. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Environment and Energy, Tourism, TransportCountries: FranceTags: Open data, Opendata, UneVisits: 269 visits

Open Data Forum – Devon, UK

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:23
16 Jul 2014Open Data Forum – Devon, UKWhat developments can be made to encourage Devon County Council to open up more data? ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Open dataVisits: 287 visits

Open Data Control Hackathon

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:04
12 Jul 2014 to 13 Jul 2014Open Data Control HackathonWith the OKFestival on the horizon, Open Notice & OKF are teaming up to host a fringe event in the form of a Data Control Convergence Hackathon. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Legislation, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Germany, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: personal dataVisits: 527 visits

Introduction to Data Visualisation with D3 - Edinburgh

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:12
15 Jul 2014 to 16 Jul 2014Introduction to Data Visualisation with D3 - EdinburghThe School of Data Science has organised a paid 2-day course in Edinburgh this July, to provide a foundation of data visualisation techniques...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualisation, storytellingVisits: 284 visits

New Open Data Portal for Non-Governmental Data in Austria

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:45
02 Jul 2014New Open Data Portal for Non-Governmental Data in AustriaAustria is celebrating the successful launch of "Open Data Österreich" – a new central portal for non-governmental open data. ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: AustriaTags: Open Data catalogVisits: 491 visits

Open Data Sheffield: July meet-up

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:18
21 Jul 2014Open Data Sheffield: July meet-upOpen Data enthusiasts will gather in Sheffield this July for another of their regular meet-ups in the steel city. ...more infoThemes: Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, sheffieldVisits: 292 visits

Six new UK Open Data projects to benefit from second Release of Data Fund (RoDF)

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 13:00
01 Jul 2014Six new UK Open Data projects to benefit from second Release of Data Fund (RoDF)The UK Cabinet Office has announced details of six new projects that are set to receive financial assistance from the Release of Data Fund – an...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: fundingVisits: 420 visits

Round-table in Paris: Open Data in Health

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:35
03 Jul 2014Round-table in Paris: Open Data in HealthThe French capital will play host to a round-table meeting this July that focuses on opening-up data from the French Social Security. ...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: FranceTags: open health dataVisits: 284 visits

Use data to help predict passenger numbers at French railway stations in SNCF Challenge

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 14:46
27 Jun 2014Use data to help predict passenger numbers at French railway stations in SNCF ChallengeSNCF has teamed up with data.science.net to launch a new competition that invites participants to use open data to predict attendance levels at...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: FranceTags: challenge, railway, trainsVisits: 1400 visits

Introduction to Data Visualization with D3 - London

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 13:58
10 Jul 2014 to 11 Jul 2014Introduction to Data Visualization with D3 - LondonThe School of Data Science has organised a paid 2-day course to provide a foundation of data visualization techniques and explore how raw...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualisationVisits: 316 visits

Samos Workshop: Uses of Open Data within Government for Innovation and Efficiency

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 13:16
30 Jun 2014 to 01 Jul 2014Samos Workshop: Uses of Open Data within Government for Innovation and EfficiencyThe Share-PSI 2.0 Thematic Network will host a workshop in Greece this June, designed to assist all EU Member States currently working to...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: GreeceTags: share psiVisits: 270 visits

Linked Data Platform (LDP) - bringing two worlds together

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:50
27 Jun 2014Linked Data Platform (LDP) - bringing two worlds togetherThe idea behind the Linked Data Platform (LDP) is to combine RDF and RESTful APIs in an enterprise-ready collection of standard techniques and...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Linked data, Semantic WebVisits: 452 visits

High-value datasets from EU Institutions – report published

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:15
27 Jun 2014High-value datasets from EU Institutions – report publishedThe ISA Programme has published a report based on high-value datasets from European Union Institutions. The report provides a working definition...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: semic, ISA, high value datasetsVisits: 349 visits

University of Wolverhampton to host Scifest Hackathon Workshops

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:19
05 Jul 2014University of Wolverhampton to host Scifest Hackathon WorkshopsThe University of Wolverhampton will host a series of Scifest Hackathon Workshops this July dedicated to the subject of Open Data. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: Scifest Hackathon Workshops at University of WolverhamptonVisits: 329 visits

UK national weather service raises concerns over possible data deluge

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 09:02
27 Jun 2014UK national weather service raises concerns over possible data delugeMet Office CIO Charles Ewen has revealed how the rapidly increasing amount of data being collected by departments and agencies could mean that...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomVisits: 354 visits

UK government commits to greater transparency of outsourced services

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:57
27 Jun 2014UK government commits to greater transparency of outsourced servicesIn response to recent concerns raised over the outsourcing of public services to the private sector, the UK government has announced plans to...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: contractingVisits: 351 visits

The Hidden Corners of Public Finance

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:49
27 Jun 2014The Hidden Corners of Public FinanceThe International Budget Partnership (IBP) has commissioned eight case studies across different countries to examine how public spending can occur...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: Croatia, France, Germany, Russia, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open budgets, Open data, fiscal transparency, AccountabilityVisits: 334 visits