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New freedom of Information laws to affect IT outsourcers in UK

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 13:55
26 Mar 2014New freedom of Information laws to affect IT outsourcers in UKIT companies that provide public functions in UK could soon see freedom of information requirements written into their contracts. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: IT, foiaVisits: 466 visits

Qatar launches Public Consultation on draft Open Data Policy

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 13:40
26 Mar 2014Qatar launches Public Consultation on draft Open Data PolicyQatar has announced its intention to release a large quantity of government-held, non-personal data to residents. ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Qatar, open data policyVisits: 308 visits

ePSI Webinar on Open Electoral Data - 11th April 2014

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:30
11 Apr 2014ePSI Webinar on Open Electoral Data - 11th April 2014Calling all open data enthusiasts! With the legality and openness of the democratic process currently making headlines all over the world and with...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Portugal, Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 5808 visits

The City of Cáceres launches Open Data portal

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 17:21
25 Mar 2014The City of Cáceres launches Open Data portalThe Cáceres City Council, in the Extremadura region of Spain has launched the beta version of its Open Data...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: SpainTags: Open Data portal, GIS, sparql, Linked dataVisits: 404 visits

eHealth study confirms most EU hospitals deny patients online access to own medical records

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:37
25 Mar 2014eHealth study confirms most EU hospitals deny patients online access to own medical recordsThe 'European Hospital Survey - Benchmarking Deployment of eHealth services (2012-2013)' has found that the vast majority of hospitals in Europe...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: Iceland, Norway, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: eHealth, studyVisits: 395 visits

New Field Guide captures Open Data practices for Disaster Risk Reduction

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:18
25 Mar 2014New Field Guide captures Open Data practices for Disaster Risk ReductionThe Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), a partnership of 41 countries and 8 international organizations...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: planète opendata, Open Data France, Open dataVisits: 316 visits

Tate Britain plans to increase data disclosure activity

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 09:59
25 Mar 2014Tate Britain plans to increase data disclosure activityRichard Barrett-Small, Archives & Access Project Lead Developer and Web Architect at Tate Britain, has released details of how the organization...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: United KingdomVisits: 576 visits

Call for Participation: 1st Share-PSI 2.0 Samos Workshop

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:05
24 Mar 2014Call for Participation: 1st Share-PSI 2.0 Samos WorkshopThe Share-PSI 2.0 network are inviting short position papers to be submitted ahead of their upcoming workshop on 'Uses of Open Data Within Government...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Greece, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: event workshop, Greece, governmentVisits: 472 visits

New open data support service - YourOpenData.EU

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:23
24 Mar 2014New open data support service - YourOpenData.EUThe research project COMSODE  has launched a new website dedicated to supporting the publication and re-use of quality OpenData. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: Czech Republic, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: tools opendata COMSODEVisits: 622 visits

Plans to release big pharma data take a major step forward

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:50
24 Mar 2014Plans to release big pharma data take a major step forwardThe implementation of new laws that force drug companies to release data from their clinical drugs trials could move a lot closer next month - when...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open Access, clinical trialsVisits: 450 visits

Iceland’s top farms brought to life through open data

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:11
24 Mar 2014Iceland’s top farms brought to life through open dataWhere can you find the best lambs in Iceland? Thanks to data published by The Icelandic Agricultural Advisory Centre, the answer to this question...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and EnergyCountries: IcelandTags: open geodata, sheep farmingVisits: 314 visits

Calling all would-be journalists: Ampp3d launches data visualization contest

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:06
24 Mar 2014Calling all would-be journalists: Ampp3d launches data visualization contestCreate a mobile-friendly data visualization that reflects a current news story. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: mobile app, dataviz, data journalismVisits: 246 visits

Survey highlights lack of transparency with parliamentary data in Central & Eastern Europe

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:19
21 Mar 2014Survey highlights lack of transparency with parliamentary data in Central & Eastern EuropeA recent survey looking into the openness of parliamentary data in Central and Eastern Europe has highlighted a lack of transparency relating to...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, SlovakiaTags: opengovernment surveyVisits: 396 visits

MPs calls for new rating system for assessing the openness of data

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:37
21 Mar 2014MPs calls for new rating system for assessing the openness of dataA new report from the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee has called for a fresh approach to making government statistics more...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomVisits: 441 visits

How councils can better use data – a 16 step guide

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 13:31
21 Mar 2014How councils can better use data – a 16 step guideThe Guardian has compiled a list of sixteen ways councils can better use data.   ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: United KingdomVisits: 362 visits

Devoxx France hosts Open Data Camp 2014

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:27
16 Apr 2014Devoxx France hosts Open Data Camp 2014Devoxx France and Etalab (those responsible for Open Data in France) have issued an invitation for data enthusiasts to join their...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: FranceTags: planète opendata, devoxx france, Open Data France, open data campVisits: 334 visits

Get involved with Big Data Week 2014

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:16
05 May 2014 to 11 May 2014Get involved with Big Data Week 2014Big Data Week returns this May with a truly international agenda for this annual, weeklong celebration of data. Events are planned in cities across...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 415 visits

Just how open is OpenStreetMap?

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:00
20 Mar 2014Just how open is OpenStreetMap?A recent blog post has sparked an interesting debate into the true openness of OpenStreetMap. ...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 444 visits

Flight data visualization brings the skies to life

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:09
20 Mar 2014Flight data visualization brings the skies to lifeEver wondered what the sky would look like if airplane vapor trails were permanent? ...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: air transport, aviationVisits: 800 visits

10 things to know about Data Journalism

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 09:34
20 Mar 201410 things to know about Data JournalismAn exclusive extract from Simon Rogers bestselling book ‘Facts are sacred’ has been published in the Guardian – in which he explores 10 key...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 401 visits
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