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German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use Law

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:55
30 Jul 2014German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use LawFour German civil society organisations have joined forces to publish a joint opinion on the revision of the country's Re-Use of Public Sector...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, PSI re-use, Civil SocietyVisits: 539 visits

Comparing the G7 countries' Open Data Action Plans

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:19
29 Jul 2014Comparing the G7 countries' Open Data Action PlansThe Sunlight Foundation manages a Google spreadsheet that analyses the real commitments made by each G7 (previously G8) member in their...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: France, Germany, Italy, UK, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: canada, Japan, USA, OGP, open data charterVisits: 809 visits

Introducing the DaPaaS project: a platform for easy open data publishing and re-use

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:50
29 Jul 2014Introducing the DaPaaS project: a platform for easy open data publishing and re-useThe Data and Platform as a Service (DaPaaS) project is a 24 month initiative that aims to deliver an environment where developers can both...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Linked dataVisits: 454 visits

Tourism authorities in Brittany unite to launch Open Data portal

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:30
29 Jul 2014Tourism authorities in Brittany unite to launch Open Data portalFour local committees in the French region of Brittany, each responsible for coordination and management of tourism databases, have decided to team...more infoThemes: TourismCountries: FranceTags: Open Data portalVisits: 530 visits

A linked data experiment based around the 2014 European Election coverage

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29
28 Jul 2014A linked data experiment based around the 2014 European Election coverageData journalist Basile Simon and developer Iain Collins from BBC News Labs have given an interesting insight into their experience of...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: BBC, data journalism, european election, open electoral data, Linked dataVisits: 687 visits

Campaign launched to make French public servants' declarations of interest truly reusable

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:33
28 Jul 2014Campaign launched to make French public servants' declarations of interest truly reusableThe French civic association Regards Citoyens is campaigning to transform recently published data relating to French Public servants' financial...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: FranceTags: Open data, declaration of interestVisits: 537 visits

World Bank gathers evidence of Open Data for economic growth

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:58
28 Jul 2014World Bank gathers evidence of Open Data for economic growthA new paper issued by the World Bank has examined the economic potential of Open Data. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: economic growth, Open data, McKinsey Global Institute, evidence, economic benefit, business innovationVisits: 574 visits

Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data Portal

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:36
25 Jul 2014Statistics Netherlands launches Open Data PortalThe new Open Data Portal of the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is now active – with over 3400 datasets already available. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: NetherlandsVisits: 710 visits

Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:30
29 Sep 2014Brussels to host Digital Action Day 2014The European Commission’s Digital Agenda initiative is organising a special one day event in Brussels this September, focusing on the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Health, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: BelgiumVisits: 828 visits

EC Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documents

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:25
24 Jul 2014EC Guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documentsThe European Commission has today published their guidelines on recommended standard licences, datasets and charging for the reuse of documents. ...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 847 visits

Calls to open up public transport in Istanbul

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:25
24 Jul 2014Calls to open up public transport in IstanbulCan the release of more open transport data help to decrease congestion in Istanbul? According to an article published by the sustainable cities...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: TurkeyTags: Open Transport DataVisits: 640 visits

Ireland national Open Data Portal launched

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:50
23 Jul 2014Ireland national Open Data Portal launchedThe Irish Government’s recent commitment to open data has continued with the release of 418 datasets on the country’s first dedicated Open Data...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: IrelandVisits: 761 visits

‘Algorithmic regulation' – could data be the death of politics?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:38
23 Jul 2014‘Algorithmic regulation' – could data be the death of politics?A recent essay published by Tim O'Reilly, an influential technology publisher & venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, has sparked a debate...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 1071 visits

Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now open

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:09
22 Jul 2014Apps4Finland 2014 - Competition now openThe application process for the sixth annual Apps4Finland contest is now open, with participants invited to submit their ideas and...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FinlandTags: apps4finland, apps, data visualisation, competitionVisits: 661 visits

Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-Westphalia

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:49
28 Aug 2014Symposium on E-Government in North Rhine-WestphaliaE-Government in the federal state will be the focus of the upcoming Symposium on Public Administration in North Rhine-Westphalia, taking place in the...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: e-Government, north rhine westphalia, Germany, federal statesVisits: 459 visits

Open Data in a Day - London

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:22
05 Aug 2014Open Data in a Day - LondonThe Open Data Institute will host a paid course this August, designed to introduce participants to the potential applications, benefits and...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, odiukVisits: 508 visits

Open Data by Administrations and Businesses - the Austrian Success Story

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 14:29
21 Jul 2014Open Data by Administrations and Businesses - the Austrian Success StoryThe Digital Society Lab of the Danube University Krems has used the launch of the Austrian open non-governmental data portal as the perfect time to...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: AustriaTags: Open dataVisits: 681 visits

Pistes-vertes.fr: Open Data web application to promote cycling in Saint-Etienne

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:24
21 Jul 2014Pistes-vertes.fr: Open Data web application to promote cycling in Saint-EtienneWith the 12th stage of the Tour de France finishing in Saint-Etienne this July, the French town took the opportunity to launch the...more infoThemes: Culture, Health, TransportCountries: FranceTags: Saint-Etienne, cyclingVisits: 664 visits

Ford launches Lisbon City Mobility Challenge

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:34
21 Jul 2014Ford launches Lisbon City Mobility ChallengeHow can big, real-time, or system-integrated data be used to better deliver goods and services in congested city streets like those in Lisbon? ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: Portugal, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: lisbon, mobility, challenge, fordVisits: 752 visits

HOMER project final conference: Open Data & the PSI re-use

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:17
09 Sep 2014HOMER project final conference: Open Data & the PSI re-useThe HOMER project’s final conference will take place in Cyprus this September, with an event dedicated to the topic of open data and public sector...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Slovenia, SpainTags: homer project, Open data, mediterraneanVisits: 1150 visits