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Re: Data quality management and linked open data resources

From: Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray@okfn.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 16:06:14 +0100
Message-ID: <54ca21751003030706y578f8b2ocf9a03b82ad26b32@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mills Davis <mdavis@project10x.com>
Cc: rachel.flagg@gsa.gov, eGovIG IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Dear Mills,

OpenEI looks very interesting. I was wondering (i) whether it is
possible to download data in bulk? (ii) how material is licensed? Is
there a URL with copyright status or terms of use?

Feel free to update details on the CKAN package page!


All the best,


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Mills Davis <mdavis@project10x.com> wrote:
> Rachel,
> The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is developing an Open Energy
> Information (OpenEI.org) initiative. Its goal is to establish a (US and
> global) community-based "renewable energy data commons" based on linked open
> data principles.
> Right now we're working through issues relating to how best to manage data
> quality across the lifecycle of data assets contributed from multiple
> sources. Entities aligned with Federal Agencies and Departments have
> multiple requirements to meet relating to quality of data and information
> being made public in addition to the principles for data quality principles
> enunciated as part of Data.gov. What is new is figuring out how to best
> frame data policies and align practices and procedures to fully take
> advantage of semantic web technologies.
> I doubt that we are the only group that is exploring how best to marry
> semantic web technologies with appropriate data quality policies, best
> practices, and procedures.  But, let me ask. Are you aware of other groups
> in government or elsewhere who are working to address data quality
> management issues as relates to repositories of linked open data resources?
> Can you connect us?
> Also, to all our colleagues in the eGov interest group, we would welcome
> your input and suggestions.
> Thank you,
> Mills Davis
> mdavis@project10x.com
> On Feb 9, 2010, at 1:55 PM, rachel.flagg@gsa.gov wrote:
> See February 8, 2010 post on USA.gov's GovGab blog by Bev Godwin:
>  http://blog.usa.gov/roller/govgab/entry/help_us_improve_government?comment=view
> Here's an excerpt:
> In response to President Obama's "Open Government Directive," federal
> agencies now have "/Open" pages where you can learn about each agency's work
> to become more open and collaborative. Each of these pages also includes a
> link to a dialog tool where you can share your ideas and discuss or vote on
> ideas submitted by others on how agencies can:
> --Work better with others inside & outside the government
> --Improve the availability & quality of information
> --Be more innovative & efficient
> --Create their Open Government Plans
> I encourage you to participate, share your ideas and help us improve how we
> deliver online services and information!
> Thanks!
> -Rachel
> -------------------------------
> Rachel Flagg
> Web Content Manager
>  and Co-Chair, Federal Web Managers Council
> Government Web Best Practices Team
> Office of Citizen Services
> U.S. General Services Administration
> rachel.flagg@gsa.gov
> www.webcontent.gov - Better websites. Better government.
> Mills Davis
> Managing Director
> Project10X
> 202-667-6400
> 202-255-6655 cel
> skype: millsdavis
> 1-800-713-8049 fax
> mdavis@project10x.com

Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation

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