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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: 391 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: 325 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: 295 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: 369 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: 401 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: 752 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: 368 visits

Digital World 2014: Doing Business with Data

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 09:03
06 May 2014Digital World 2014: Doing Business with DataHow can big and open data be used by individuals and companies looking to grow? That’s the key question on the agenda at Digital World 2014 - an...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomVisits: 282 visits

Would new EU anti-money laundering rules help opening corporate data?

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:40
19 Mar 2014Would new EU anti-money laundering rules help opening corporate data?Information relating to the owners of companies and trusts across Europe may soon be available in a public central register, thanks to new...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 371 visits

Dutch project to digitalize and share 7 million objects from natural history collection

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:23
19 Mar 2014Dutch project to digitalize and share 7 million objects from natural history collectionThe team at Naturalis Biodiversity Center are delving into a natural history collection of 37 million objects, in a project that plans to...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Science and TechnologyCountries: The NetherlandsTags: natural history, biodiversityVisits: 332 visits

Webinar on Citizen Engagement

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:50
20 Mar 2014Webinar on Citizen EngagementThe Open Government Partnership and the World Bank Institute have joined forces for an upcoming webinar on Citizen Engagement. ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Croatia, United KingdomTags: citizen engagement, OGP, participationVisits: 315 visits

Open Stockholm Award 2014 – International participants welcome

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:29
19 Mar 2014Open Stockholm Award 2014 – International participants welcomeEarlier this month, the City of Stockholm launched the Open Stockholm Award 2014 – a competition that encourages the use of open data to...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Safety and Social Welfare, TransportCountries: SwedenTags: frontpage, open stockholm award, city of stockholm, InfrastructureVisits: 336 visits

Open Government: the challenges of a global movement

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:07
20 Mar 2014Open Government: the challenges of a global movementIn preparation for the Personal Democracy Forum Italy, this meeting will focus on how to create a constructive dialogue between the public...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: ItalyVisits: 378 visits

HackForGood 2014

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 09:42
03 Apr 2014 to 05 Apr 2014HackForGood 20143–5 April 2014 Simultaeously across eight Spanish cities: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao, Sevilla, Gijón, Valladolid and Las Palmas de...more infoThemes: Education, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: SpainTags: open innovationVisits: 498 visits

Information Influx International Conference

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 14:35
02 Jul 2014 to 04 Jul 2014Information Influx International ConferenceOpen government data is on the agenda of the international Information Influx International Conference (2–4 July 2014), organised by the...more infoThemes: Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: The NetherlandsVisits: 340 visits

A meeting with ODI in Trento: Open data in action

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 14:04
18 Mar 2014A meeting with ODI in Trento: Open data in action18 March 2014, 15:00 Sala Stringa, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Povo (TN), Italy ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: ItalyVisits: 421 visits

Greek Cities: Open Data Census

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:25
17 Mar 2014Greek Cities: Open Data CensusGreek newspaper To Vima presented the initiative ‘Greek Cities: Open Data Census’, produced by the Open Knowledge Foundation Greece. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: GreeceTags: Open Data Census, OKF Greece, EDF2014Visits: 777 visits

MEPs tighten up rules to protect personal data in the digital era

LAPSI News - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 14:11

On Wednesday 12th of March the European Parliament voted on the draft Data Protection Regulation and Directive in a major overhaul of the EU's data protection legislation.

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The ePSI platform team talks to Open Knowledge Foundation’s Zara Rahman

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 13:05
14 Mar 2014The ePSI platform team talks to Open Knowledge Foundation’s Zara Rahman The ePSI platform talked to Open Knowledge Foundation’s Zara Rahman at the recent ‘Open Data Aragón: a year in review’ event in Zaragoza...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Europe, InternationalTags: Open Knowledge Foundation, openspending, NGOs, journalistsVisits: 839 visits

City of Madrid launches its open data portal

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 09:41
14 Mar 2014City of Madrid launches its open data portalOn 12 March 2014 the City Council of Madrid presented its new open data portal. ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: SpainTags: ayuntamiento de madrid, public administrationsVisits: 593 visits
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