Bristol is Open: Exploring Open Data in the City Kevin O’Malley City Innovation Team Manager Bristol City Council

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Bristol is Open: Exploring Open Data in the City Kevin OMalley City Innovation Team Manager Bristol City Council </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Bold Vision There are only two types of data in Bristol City Council; confidential data which we can't share, and open data which will be made available. Councillor Mark Wright, 30 June 2010 Promote transparency and increase public and neighbourhood engagement Encourage innovative digital projects that boost the Citys economy and enhance its reputation for digital creativity </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Brief History of Open Data in Bristol (30+ datasets) Pinpoint (ESRI) Instant Atlas Know Your Place B-Open Competition. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Blossom Bristol A phone based game that encourages people to plant virtual crops in any part of Bristol and watch as they flourish or fail depending on real environmental factors. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Hills are Evil Dynamic map overlay that provides people with restricted mobility, cyclists, skateboarders, the elderly, and people pushing pushchairs, the ability to identify the most appropriate route between two places </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> I Love My City Using a selected set of Happiness Performance Indicators (HPIs) representing spending areas (e.g. parks, greening initiatives, child care, sanitation, maintenance), the ambition was to display what goes on at a hyper-local level. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Invisible Airs Invisible Airs art project by YoHa (commissioned by UWE) Created contraptions powered by Councils Spending Data </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Data: the new utility Our research suggests that seven sectors alone could generate more than $3 trillion a year in additional value as a result of open data McKinsey 2013 Data is now recognised as the new utility of cities We want the Council, our partners, businesses and citizens to use this new utility to create economic and social value We want to harness the power of this new utility to disrupt patterns of inequality - by striving for equal open access to data and by democratising the skills to generate knowledge and value We want Bristol to be the Lighthouse City for open data - internationally recognised for being brave and ingenuous BUT.. </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Our plea for help We need help, input, feedback and advice to make sure we find the right technology, the right datasets and the right sorts of support activities to make this a reality. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Partnership with Socrata to pilot Open Data Platform Cloud-based service Focus on ease of use &amp; flexibility Integrates seamlessly with other data repositories Each dataset, and even every data record, has its own endpoint and is query enabled Data can be readily linked to achieve 5 Star Data status Clients include New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Kenya, Australia, the World Bank.and Bath Established community of developers and Open Source Apps </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Datasets 140+ datasets live on Some real time data Transport API repository now available Examples Government: Elections since 2007 Community: Quality of Life survey Education: School Results Energy: Installed PV, Energy Use in Council Buildings Environment: Real time &amp; Historic Air Quality, Flood Alerts (EA) Land use: 2013 Planning applications Health: Life expectancy/ Mortality, Obesity, NHS Spend </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Support Activities Hack events? Competitions/ Challenges? App repository? Coordinating actions? Facilities? Showcases? Promotion? </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Please let us know what you think </li> </ul>