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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: 1850 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: 691 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: 489 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: 634 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: 504 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: 663 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: 488 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: 542 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: 549 visits

Open for Business: How Open Data can help achieve the G20 growth target

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:45
27 Jun 2014Open for Business: How Open Data can help achieve the G20 growth targetIf G20 economies open-up government data they could boost cumulative gross domestic product by 1.1 percentage points. That’s according to Open for...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: business, economic growth, Open dataVisits: 767 visits

UK tax authority launches consultation on sharing and publishing export data for public benefit

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 15:13
26 Jun 2014UK tax authority launches consultation on sharing and publishing export data for public benefitHM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax authority, is encouraging feedback related to the potential benefits, risks and safeguards...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: export dataVisits: 537 visits

Open Government: a strategy for governance innovation and inclusive growth

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 14:10
08 Jul 2014Open Government: a strategy for governance innovation and inclusive growthThis July, Venice will play host to a special workshop that explores the challenges and opportunities related to Open Government in Italy. ...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, LegislationCountries: ItalyTags: opengovernmentVisits: 668 visits

Open Government: time for a change? Workshop in Milan

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 13:53
03 Jul 2014Open Government: time for a change? Workshop in MilanOpen Data experts from across Italy will gather in Milan this July for a workshop exploring Open Government opportunities between the public sector...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: ItalyTags: opengovernmentVisits: 520 visits

Lack of clarity over Open Data from the European Elections in Germany

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 13:32
26 Jun 2014Lack of clarity over Open Data from the European Elections in GermanyResearch conducted by Wikimedia Germany has identified various gaps in the Open Data released by the authorities in charge of the recent European...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: GermanyTags: european election, Open data, open electoral dataVisits: 488 visits

OpenGLAM-Workshop in Berlin

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 13:17
15 Jul 2014OpenGLAM-Workshop in BerlinAs part of the build up to the 2014 Open Knowledge Festival, a number of OpenGLAM activists have teamed up to organise a special four-hour workshop...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: Austria, Germany, SwitzerlandTags: openglam, workshop, wikimedia, cultural institutionsVisits: 495 visits

Exhibition: Dataviz in the City

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 16:11
02 Jul 2014Exhibition: Dataviz in the CityThis July, Grenoble will play host to DataViz In the City, an exhibition that showcases 10 works that each explore the city from a different...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: FranceTags: data visualisationVisits: 428 visits

UK banks set to open-up account data as part of Midata project

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 15:59
25 Jun 2014UK banks set to open-up account data as part of Midata projectBanking customers in the UK may soon be able to access their personal account data in a re-usable electronic format, in a bid to help them gain...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: open personal data, banking, midataVisits: 756 visits

Peterborough Living Data Portal: data catalogues with a twist

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 15:39
25 Jun 2014Peterborough Living Data Portal: data catalogues with a twistOpportunity Peterborough and Peterborough City Council have joined forces to launch the Living Data Portal, a new tool to help businesses and...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Open Data catalogVisits: 427 visits

The Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) starts opening-up its data

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:28
25 Jun 2014The Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) starts opening-up its dataTrafi, the Finnish Transport Safety Agency, has begun to release their first transport-related open datasets. ...more infoThemes: Safety and Social WelfareCountries: FinlandVisits: 458 visits

Still time to enter the ESA App Challenge

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:09
25 Jun 2014Still time to enter the ESA App ChallengeThe European Space Agency (ESA) is calling for fresh ideas of how to use satellite data gathered by Europe's Earth observation system...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: challenge, satellite data, esaVisits: 342 visits