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Re: topic areas Open Data cases -- Re: Draft agenda for Sept. 20 W3C eGov meeting

From: Hadley Beeman <hadley@linkedgov.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 20:47:52 +0100
Cc: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>, Tim McNamara <paperless@timmcnamara.co.nz>, "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
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To: "Holm, Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
I'm happy to.  I'm afraid I can only stay for the first hour of our meeting, but I'm sure we can figure things out!

Cheers,

   Hadley


On 19 Sep 2011, at 20:08, Holm, Jeanne M (1760) wrote:

> Tim and Hadley--
> 
> I've tagged you two to discuss these as some great examples at tomorrow's meeting.
> 
> --Jeanne
> 
> **********************************************************
> Jeanne Holm
> Evangelist, Data.gov
> U.S. General Services Administration
> Cell: (818) 434-5037
> Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn: JeanneHolm
> **********************************************************
> 
> From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
> Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:02:57 -0700
> To: Tim McNamara <paperless@timmcnamara.co.nz>
> Cc: "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: topic areas Open Data cases -- Re: Draft agenda for Sept. 20 W3C eGov meeting
> 
> +1
> 
> From: Tim McNamara <paperless@timmcnamara.co.nz>
> To: "Holm, Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
> Cc: Hadley Beeman <hadley@linkedgov.org>; Chris Beer <chris@codex.net.au>; "josema@webfoundation.org" <josema@webfoundation.org>; "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>; "martin.alvarez@fundacionctic.org" <martin.alvarez@fundacionctic.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 19, 2011 1:40 PM
> Subject: Re: topic areas Open Data cases -- Re: Draft agenda for Sept. 20 W3C eGov meeting
> 
> At more of a micro and qualitative level, we (New Zealand) have been
> building a series of three sentence examples of how open government
> data has been beneficial to agencies:
> http://wiki.open.org.nz/Open_Data_Mini_Case_Studies. Sectors include
> education, social policy, heritage, forestry management and the
> environment.
> 
> They're referred to by our Department of Internal Affairs, and
> therefore have somewhat official status:
> http://ict.govt.nz/programme/opening-government-data-and-information/open-data-case-studies
> 
> Tim McNamara
> Open Knowledge Foundation  \\  paperlessprojects.com
> +64 21 499 225  \\  @timClicks  \\  timmcnamara.co.nz
> 
> 
> 
> On 20 September 2011 05:43, Holm, Jeanne M (1760)
> <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> > Hadley--
> > This is great!  Would you be interested in talking about this briefly at
> > tomorrow's meeting?
> > --Jeanne
> > **********************************************************
> > Jeanne Holm
> > Evangelist, Data.gov
> > U.S. General Services Administration
> > Cell: (818) 434-5037
> > Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn: JeanneHolm
> > **********************************************************
> > From: Hadley Beeman <hadley@linkedgov.org>
> > Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 09:47:00 -0700
> > To: Chris Beer <chris@codex.net.au>
> > Cc: "josema@webfoundation.org" <josema@webfoundation.org>, Jeanne Holm
> > <Jeanne.M.Holm@jpl.nasa.gov>, "public-egov-ig@w3.org"
> > <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "martin.alvarez@fundacionctic.org"
> > <martin.alvarez@fundacionctic.org>
> > Subject: Re: topic areas Open Data cases -- Re: Draft agenda for Sept. 20
> > W3C eGov meeting
> >
> > Hi all,
> > We're keeping a running list of open government data case studies on our
> > wiki:
> > http://wiki.linkedgov.org/index.php/The_economic_impact_of_open_data
> > Feel free to copy from it or add to it!  We're an open community and it's a
> > live document.
> > Cheers,
> >    Hadley
> > Hadley Beeman
> > LinkedGov & UK Government's Technology Strategy Board
> > hadley@linkedgov.org
> > hadley.beeman@tsb.gov.uk
> > +44 7768 711478
> >
> > On 17 Sep 2011, at 01:00, Chris Beer wrote:
> >
> > I'm in - http://www.myregion.gov.au (and http://www.data.gov.au as our data
> > store) - let me know what you want - will send an inital overview /
> > background off list early next week. Note the site is indicative only -
> > major release in 6mths or so will move to full LOD and OPSI principles,
> > although the Gov 2.0 aspect wont change much.
> > Cheers
> > Chris
> >
> > Sent from Samsung Mobile
> >
> >
> > "Jose M. Alonso" <josema@webfoundation.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> > El 15/09/2011, a las 21:31, Holm, Jeanne M (1760) escribió:
> > [...]
> >> • Opportunity for leadership!  Select 2-3 areas for near-term focus and
> >> seek leaders to help on each (such as policy, accessibility, or list of
> >> resources)
> >
> > I'm all for a general Open Data one. We could start with something many are
> > asking me for: a curated list of resources as examples of what people have
> > done already. This would be similar the the Use cases and Case Studies that
> > other groups have been developing over the last several years. See SWEO ones
> > as an example [1].
> >
> > We had a technical piece into place to do something like this (thanks to
> > Martin Alvarez (CTIC/W3C.es) at [2]. It was never released nor properly
> > reviewed, although it was going to also serve as an example for the group
> > eating its own dog food [3].
> >
> > Alternatively, I could host this at WF wiki [4], but I'd need a crash course
> > on Semantic Media Wiki and some help. I volunteer to lead this in any case.
> >
> > Anyway, I would like the cases to be described with more detail. I would us
> > to come up with a simple taxonomy that would allows us to collect
> > information doing desk research and contacting people involved in those
> > projects. I'm always asked to show evidence about the benefits of Open Data
> > and I would love these cases to serve as examples of the social and economic
> > benefits. Some could be apps, services, some could be reports, surveys. Some
> > high level questions that I'd like to see answered:
> > What is the cost of running initiative X? How many people are now employed
> > in X because of Open Data? How the life of people of X has been improved
> > because of Open Data? Haw did it cost to develop app X? What software does
> > it use? Is it Open Source?
> >
> > Outside Open Data circles there's little knowledge about what it is about. I
> > would initially focus on two things:
> > * Applications and services that show social and economic benefits of Open
> > Data
> >   + think of a showroom, classified by topic, with detailed info (well
> > beyond URL and author), so people non-familar with this can get an idea,
> > others interested in doing the same or a similar thing, too.
> >
> > * Studies, reports and the like on the benefits of Open Data
> >
> > I could go in more detail but would like to hear first the opinion of the
> > group and people willing to help if any.
> >
> > Best,
> > Josema.
> >
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/sweo/public/UseCases/
> > [2] http://www.w3.org/egov/IG/UseCases/
> > [3] http://www.w3.org/egov/IG/UseCases/doc/how-does-it-work
> > [4] http://wiki.webfoundation.org/
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Jose M. Alonso
> > Program Manager, Open Data
> > World Wide Web Foundation
> > email: josema@webfoundation.org
> > twitter: @josemalonso
> > skype: josema.alonso
> > http://www.webfoundation.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
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