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Open Data in City Government

Mick Thompson
September 06, 2012

Open Data in City Government

Mick Thompson

September 06, 2012


  1. Data Open, published in a freely available location. In formats

    that are machine readable. No PDFs, please :) In formats that are standard. Useful metadata. Friday, September 7, 12
  2. Data GIS (shapefiles, kml, geojson) Budget (xls, csv) Transit (GTFS)

    Service Requests (Open311) Crime / Police Reports (xls, csv) Friday, September 7, 12
  3. Data Catalog Explore Data Visualize API Hosted Parts of a

    Data Portal Friday, September 7, 12
  4. Steps... Gather data. In good formats For data that updates

    often, automate exports Data Catalog to list available data. Friday, September 7, 12
  5. Resources www.codeforamerica.org - Blog. Applications. O’Reilly Gov2.0 Radar - http://radar.oreilly.com/gov2

    GovFresh.com Federal Open Data Policy http://www.data.gov/data- policy Friday, September 7, 12