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Transport for London opens public consultation to assist with new Transparency Strategy

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:31
10 Dec 2014Transport for London opens public consultation to assist with new Transparency StrategyThe organisation responsible for billions of public transport journeys in London every year has launched a public consultation to assist with the...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: mobility, London, public transport, transparencyVisits: 450 visits

Calls for UK Govt to grant savers new pension fund transparency powers

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:28
10 Dec 2014Calls for UK Govt to grant savers new pension fund transparency powersInvestment charity ShareAction has prepared an amendment to the UK Pension Schemes Bill that would give pension savers the legal right to ask pension...more infoThemes: Legislation, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: transparency, pensions, Access to InformationVisits: 459 visits

OpenData Territorio Enna: Seminar

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 17:15
17 Dec 2014OpenData Territorio Enna: SeminarThe Italian city of Enna will host an event focusing on the opportunities that Open Geographical Data can bring to the development of an intelligent...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, geographic dataVisits: 479 visits

Northern Ireland Open Data questionnaire

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 13:42
09 Dec 2014Northern Ireland Open Data questionnaireDigital Transformation Service within the Department of Finance & Personnel (DFP) has launched a survey to find out what types and formats of...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: open data strategyVisits: 341 visits

Open Knowledge launches Open Data Index: 2014 Edition

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 13:29
09 Dec 2014Open Knowledge launches Open Data Index: 2014 EditionOpen Knowledge has published its 2014 Open Data Index, ranking 97 countries based on the availability and accessibility of information in ten key...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, measurementVisits: 425 visits

Building a public database of the troubled property sector in Spain

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:56
09 Dec 2014Building a public database of the troubled property sector in SpainA new initiative has been launched to create a public open database that helps to visualize and understand the consequences of an...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: SpainTags: Open data, civic innovation, transparency, real estate bubbleVisits: 386 visits

Open Data Manchester - Reproducibility in Science and Policy

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:47
27 Jan 2015Open Data Manchester - Reproducibility in Science and PolicyOpen Data Manchester will host a special session this January, exploring how to make data and code linked to scientific and policy research...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, open scienceVisits: 411 visits

Apps4Finland Winners announced

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 17:29
05 Dec 2014Apps4Finland Winners announcedThe sixth annual Apps4Finland contest has awarded first prize to the Päästöt.fi data visualization, an interactive map that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: FinlandTags: Open data, competitionVisits: 417 visits

UK Report on Data Sharing and Open Data for Banks

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:15
04 Dec 2014UK Report on Data Sharing and Open Data for BanksThe UK Government has published the report Data Sharing and Open Data for Banks, written by the Open Data Institute and Fingleton Associates. ...more infoThemes: Economics and FinanceCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, banking industryVisits: 571 visits

RDA Europe launches new report on the benefits and challenges of sharing scientific data

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:51
04 Dec 2014RDA Europe launches new report on the benefits and challenges of sharing scientific dataEurope must act now to improve its position in future data markets – that’s according to the a new report published by the Research...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: research data alliance, Scientific Data, Open data, open research dataVisits: 475 visits

Take part in the Open Data Survey

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:26
04 Dec 2014Take part in the Open Data SurveyThe OpenDataMonitor project wants to understand how open data is generated in the public sector and which preconditions need to be...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: OpenDataMonitor, odm, global surveyVisits: 608 visits

Cyprus' National Open Data portal comes alive

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 18:05
03 Dec 2014Cyprus' National Open Data portal comes aliveThe Republic of Cyprus has presented its National Open Data portal (www.data.gov.cy) during a recent workshop organised by the Public...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: CyprusTags: Open Data portalVisits: 632 visits

Using UK prescription data to gain insights into antibiotic habits

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 16:49
03 Dec 2014Using UK prescription data to gain insights into antibiotic habitsUsing data sources currently available for the NHS, the company Mastodon C (commissioned by Nesta) helped the Latitude Prize to discover...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: open health data, nhs prescription, infographics, data visualizationVisits: 424 visits

OpenDataMonitor project - the story so far

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:51
03 Dec 2014OpenDataMonitor project - the story so farThe OpenDataMonitor project started on 1 November 2013 and will run for two years. This FP7-ICT Collaborative project for Monitoring,...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open data resources, visualisation tool, Open data, data visualisation, stakeholder requirements, project, demonstration platformVisits: 414 visits

UK government commits to Open Contracting Data Standard

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:45
28 Nov 2014UK government commits to Open Contracting Data StandardThe UK government has committed to a data standard which aims to cut corruption in UK government contracts. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: open contracting, Open dataVisits: 453 visits

re3data.org reaches over 1,000 listed Research Data Repositories

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:33
28 Nov 2014re3data.org reaches over 1,000 listed Research Data RepositoriesHaving started in 2012 with just 23 entries, re3data.org has now grown to become the largest online catalogue of research data repositories on the...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open research dataVisits: 716 visits

Is London the most data-heavy capital in the world?

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:12
28 Nov 2014Is London the most data-heavy capital in the world?A new collection of data maps of London have been published that illustrate the extent to which the UK capital is overflowing with information. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualization, London, city mapsVisits: 420 visits

Open Healthcare Data Hack

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:56
13 Dec 2014 to 14 Dec 2014Open Healthcare Data HackData Science London is hosting a pre-Christmas Open Data Hackathon aimed at data scientists, hackers and dataviz people, to explore what can be...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: data science, Open data, hackathonVisits: 688 visits

Dutch Water Boards release results as Open Data

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:42
27 Nov 2014Dutch Water Boards release results as Open DataEvery two years, the Dutch water boards jointly report their results. Now in a bid to become more transparent, the boards have fully opened up the...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, HealthCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open dataVisits: 819 visits

The City of Arnsberg starts opening up public datasets

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:37
26 Nov 2014The City of Arnsberg starts opening up public datasetsOn 25 November, the City of Arnsberg in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, launched an open data section in its official portal. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: GermanyTags: Open Data portalVisits: 467 visits
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