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Re: Public Data Catalog Priorities and Demand

From: Antti \ <antti.poikola@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2011 17:33:15 +0200
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To: Steven Clift <clift@e-democracy.org>, public-egov-ig@w3.org, sunlightlabs@groups.google.com, open-government@lists.okfn.org
Happy new year,

Has anyone collected information about:

A) the applications / ideas / usage / demand of public sector data (i.e.
categorized list of all kinds of applications and application ideas)

B) the content of the data catalogues, what kind of data is currently
provided by the governments (local, regional, national)

I'm trying to build the big picture that would unite the general themes of
the public sector data and the general classes (current) of applications and

The question above is continuation to the discussion started by Steven Clift
over a year ago. Starting post is below and the relevant archive links are:



One year is long time in the current open data movement, so I hope that I
get more insight knowledge and links now.

- Antti Poikola (Finland)

On 23 November 2009 18:20, Steven Clift <clift@e-democracy.org> wrote:

> Has anyone explored what government data is in highest "demand" on the
> emerging public data reuse sites? How does interest from different
> re-user audiences vary (e.g.  business, media, open gov advocates,
> independent coders, etc.)
> Also, has anyone started a comparsion chart of what different
> governments are providing? It would be interesting to quickly see what
>  different national or local governments are providing now and over
> time. This gets to the "what's important" to release for easy reuse
> versus what is the easiest or least politically sensitive.
> Steven Clift
> E-Democracy.org
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>  Executive Director - http://E-Democracy.Org
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