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Re: [open-government] Public Data Catalog Priorities and Demand

From: Michael Phythian <p06190859@myemail.dmu.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 12:12:16 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTiksgWR8LzrRADP+-TihyEs1TQO6kTZ6fefg1x-K@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mary Rowlatt <mary.rowlatt@btinternet.com>
Cc: Ton Zijlstra <ton.zijlstra@gmail.com>, innovation-navigator@chello.at, "Antti \"Jogi\" Poikola" <antti.poikola@gmail.com>, sunlightlabs@groups.l.google.com, open-government@lists.okfn.org, public-egov-ig@w3.org
Or perhaps the book chapter by Nigel Shadbolt et al and susequent references
I mention here?

http://greatemancipator.com/2011/01/05/semantic-web/ ‎

Mick

On 10 January 2011 09:49, Mary Rowlatt <mary.rowlatt@btinternet.com> wrote:

>  Hi all
>
>
>
> A good place to start would be the European Public Sector Information
> (PSI) Platform (ePSIplatform) at http://www.epsiplus.net/ - in particular
> the Topic Reports and PSI Library.
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> Best wishes
>
> Mary
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> *From:* public-egov-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:
> public-egov-ig-request@w3.org] *On Behalf Of *Ton Zijlstra
> *Sent:* 10 January 2011 08:59
> *To:* innovation-navigator@chello.at
> *Cc:* Antti "Jogi" Poikola; sunlightlabs@groups.google.com;
> open-government@lists.okfn.org; public-egov-ig@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: [open-government] Public Data Catalog Priorities and Demand
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>
> Hi Gerhard,
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> perhaps you can then enlighten Antti with some pointers to those "plenty
> of publications,
>
> either those of my colleagues or mine. Or addressed in previous EU
> projects." for him to start getting the overview he wishes have.
>
>
>
> best,
>
> Ton
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>  2011/1/10 The Innovation Magazine <innovation-navigator@chello.at>
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> Dear Antti, Dear Steven,
>
> I do appreciate your enthusiasm.
> But open data and PSI re-use have been heavily researched and debated
> on for now 14 years and not one.
>
> All the addressed topics and questions can be found in plenty of
> publications,
> either those of my colleagues or mine. Or addressed in previous EU
> projects.
> However, most publications are not for free.
> not only legal bus also businss opportunities and markets have been dealt
> with.
>
> You might redo the same work, but it will be very time-consuming.
> Insiders know quite well which kind of PSI is asked for and what less.
> And where the re-use barriers are constituted in Europe.
>
> Best,
>
>
> Gerhard
>
>
> On 09.01.2011 16:33, Antti "Jogi" Poikola wrote:
>
>  Happy new year,
>
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> Has anyone collected information about:
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>
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> A) the applications / ideas / usage / demand of public sector data (i.e.
> categorized list of all kinds of applications and application ideas)
>
>
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> B) the content of the data catalogues, what kind of data is currently
> provided by the governments (local, regional, national)
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> 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
> application-ideas.
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>
> 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:
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> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-egov-ig/2009Nov/0039.html
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> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-egov-ig/2009Dec/0038.html <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-egov-ig/2009Dec/0038.html>
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>
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> 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)
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>
>
> 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
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Mick Phythian
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