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Petri Tonteri

Open Standards (Cabinet Office) - 0 views

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    "We need to organise Government data and software using an agreed set of standards that make our IT more open, cheaper and better connected. Following the outcome of a public consultation on Open Standards: Open Opportunities, we've set out in Open Standards Principles the rules that government bodies must follow when specifying their IT."
Petri Tonteri

British Library to share millions of catalogue records (8/2010, British Library) - 0 views

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    "The British Library is to make its extensive collections of bibliographic records available for free to researchers and other libraries: www.bl.uk/bibliographic/datafree.html

    The UK national library has around 14 million catalogue records comprising a wealth of bibliographic data. The initiative announced today will help expose this vast dataset to users worldwide, allowing researchers and other libraries to access and retrieve bibliographic records for publications dating back centuries and relating to every conceivable subject area."
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COMET (Cambridge Open METadata) project blog - 0 views

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    Aims: 1) further contribution to Open Bibliography; 2) linked data creation and publication
Petri Tonteri

Davies, Open data, democracy and public sector reform (2010, MSc Diss.) - 0 views

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    "This paper takes a pragmatic mixed-methods approach to exploring uses of data from the UK national open government data portal, data.gov.uk, and identifies how the emerging practices of OGD use are developing."
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Tom Steinberg talks about the Public Sector Transparency Board (7/2010, Nodalities) - 0 views

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    the approach to open and linked data in the context of the UK Government, the emergence data.gov.uk as part of the previous administration's Making Public Data Public initiative; and the subtle change of emphasis accompanying the new administrations name change to the Transparency Programme.
Petri Tonteri

Economic benefits of data release (Browne, 7/2010, London DataStore) - 0 views

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    "Clearly data release can reduce fraud and curb unnecessary spending. The MPs' expenses scandal has stimulated more interest in this area but there are already websites dedicated to examining how public money is spent. Releasing full financial breakdown of spend can save millions, as a recent case in Canada proved. A $3.2 billion tax evasion fraud was exposed when financial data was made publicly available."
Petri Tonteri

Opening up research could boost UK economy (6/2010, JISC) - 0 views

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    "Universities could be adding millions of pounds to the UK economy, according to findings announced this week by JISC at a Universities UK event. A recent JISC report, authored by Alma Swan (Modelling scholarly communication options: costs and benefits for universities) shows that a single large university could contribute around £3 million each year to the research community as a whole simply by sharing knowledge through a more open route."
Petri Tonteri

How to open up local data: notes from Warwickshire council (Sahota, 5/2010, Open Knowle... - 0 views

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    "Using the success of the iPhone project and the increasing number of good open data examples (e.g. http://data.gov.uk) we were able to kick-off our own open data project to create opendata.warwickshire.gov.uk. The business case and main benefits driving the project are:

    * Transparency for the public
    * Enhancing public communications
    * Improving service delivery and enabling citizens to self-serve
    * Contributing towards new ways of running public services
    * Improving external contribution to WCC
    * Enabling mash-ups of disparate sources of information to create new ways of looking at information
    * Enabling 3rd sector organisations or individuals to develop applications aggregating data across organisational boundaries
    * Reducing workload in areas like Freedom of Information (FOI), the Observatory and Public Relations
    * Reinforcing our efforts to resolve data and information issues"
Petri Tonteri

Open Data Study (Hogge, 5/2010, Open Society Institute & Soros Foundations Network) - 0 views

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    "This research, commissioned by a consortium of funders and NGOs (including the Information Program) under the umbrella of the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, seeks to explore the feasibility of applying this approach to open data in relevant middle income and developing countries. Its aim is to identify the strategies used in the US and UK contexts with a view to building a set of criteria to guide the selection of pilot countries, which in turn suggests a template strategy to open government data."
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Rewired State - 0 views

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    "Rewired State runs hackdays to let developers show government what is possible and government to show developers what is needed."
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Strategy 2010 - 2012 : Executive summary (JISC) - 0 views

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    "The strategy seeks to emphasise activities designed to bring benefits to the education sector in the short-term, while at the same time maintaining investment in those projects with mid- and long-term benefits: in particular, programmes or services that help to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of universities and colleges, to reduce costs in the short-term, and to enhance the competitiveness of education and research and the economy."

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FutureEverything : Manchester Open Data City - 0 views

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    "Through advocacy, artworks, toolkits, development support and public discussion we aim to enable Manchester to become an exemplar of Open Data practice. By identifying data that can be made available, and looking at issues of data interoperability, quality and management, FutureEverything aims to make Manchester a city at the forefront of the OpenData movement."
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London kickstarts an Open Data revolution (1/2010, the Next Web) - 0 views

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    "London Mayor Boris Johnson today announced the launch of a scheme to make the capital Britain's first 'Open Data' city. The London Datastore will make available for the first time a wide range of data about the city. The data will be open for all to use for free in Google Docs format."
Petri Tonteri

Policy options for geographic information from Ordnance Survey : Consultation (2009) - 2 views

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    "This consultation relates to proposals made by the Prime Minister on 17 November 2009, to make certain Ordnance Survey datasets\navailable for free with no restrictions on re-use.
    Scope of this consultation:
    The consultation seeks views about how we best implement the above proposal, in the context of other strategic options for Ordnance Survey and the wider geographic information market."
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London DataStore - 0 views

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    A first step towards freeing London's data\n\nWelcome to the prototype Datastore for London. This is where we'll be releasing all of the Greater London Authority's data for all Londoners to see and use free of charge.\n\nReleasing GLA data is just the beginni
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    "The London Datastore has been created by the Greater London Authority (GLA) as a first step towards freeing London's data. We want everyone to be able access the data that the GLA and other public sector organisations hold, and to use that data however they see fit - for free."
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