Online data standards for cities

The article on Civic Innovations points out the importance of common standards. Data standardization across cities is a critical milestones that must be realized to advance the open data movement, to fully realize all of the potential benefits of openly publishing government data. More people are starting to realize the importance …

Continue reading

“Cities are turning into vast data factories”

The Economist magazine has identified that cities are “turning into vast data factories” as the smart city moves from concept to reality. And CitySDK has been identified by them as a project that is key to this opening up of data. Read the full article here. This reinvention of the …

Continue reading

Shared City Learning around Open Data

One of the benefits with working with the open data community is that it is genuinely open, and happy to share good practice and learn from what others are doing. For cities facing difficult budget decisions at the same time as developing more online and digital services, this sharing of …

Continue reading

ENoLL Summer School

To be held in Helsinki Metropolitan Region -the 2012 World Design Capital and European Entrepreneurial Region 2012. The 2012 Summer School will offer four days full of happenings! Interesting and inspiring programme starting with the Pre-summer School workshop, continuing with three main Summer School days offering several workshops, presentations and …

Continue reading