Transnet: Understanding traffic with open data and visualizationThis presentation, hosted by the Alan Turing Institute focuses on using crowd-sourced data, such as OpenStreetMap and Waze, to improve traffic models and better understand the factors contributing to traffic jams and other traffic issues.
Implementing Open Data: The Open Data Commons projectThis talk will discuss the Open Data Commons legal tool - the Public Domain Dedication and Licence - and place this work within the greater context of open access and new generations of web tools.
Open Data Now: How Open Data is Changing Government, Business, and SocietyIn this talk, Joel Gurin, author of the new book Open Data Now and director of the Open Data 500 study, will describe how Open Data is having an impact on government, business and society.
Open Data and Civic Engagement: Mechanisms for the Promotion of Political ParticipationHow effective are open data initiatives in encouraging civic engagement in policy-relevant domains?
Social and Open Data Sources and Visualisation Methods for Urban Decision Making
How to turn open data into better governmentHelen Margetts looks at the evidence for the popularly held view that open data is an unalloyed benefit. First, she says, we need more data about open data to make a judgement.
Why does the Open Government Data agenda face such barriers?
Why the wealthiest countries are also the most open with their dataCoverage of an OII visualization of the state of open data in 70 countries around the world, showing a prominent global "openness divide".