[open-government] List of catalogues and applications
Antti "Jogi" Poikola
antti.poikola at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 16:14:57 GMT 2011
I did the initial scraping for few "Open Data Application Catalogues"
Needlebase is quite cool tool :)
Source catalogues are:
data.gov.uk (not all apps... just first 20)
nycbigapps.com (year 2010)
nycbigapps.s3.amazonaws.com (year 2009)
On 15 January 2011 14:50, Daniel Dietrich <daniel.dietrich at okfn.org> wrote:
> Hi Antti,
> On 15.01.2011, at 13:00, Antti Poikola wrote:
> > Hi Jonathan and Daniel,
> > I'm desperately trting to build a usable overview of the demand and
> supply of the Gov Data. This is for the reasons of strategical planning of
> the Helsinki Region Infoshare project, so that it would be easy to explain
> for all stakeholders these issues.
> > I try to do it by going trough current catalogues and
> apllicatios/application ideas.
> > I think it makes sense to build on top of the existing work right?
> Absolutely. The initial work that has been done on the mapping project had
> so far not had a continuation.
> > 1# Is it possible to update and edit this list of catalogues:
> Yes, absolutely.
> > 2# There was this form: http://opengovernmentdata.org/form/ could I get
> access to the results?
> Here are the links:
> Catalogues: http://bit.ly/ogd-catalogues
> Form: http://bit.ly/ogd-cat-form
> Competitions: http://bit.ly/ogd-competitions
> Form: http://bit.ly/ogd-comp-form
> There is also this list on EU official data catalogues
> > 3# Jonathan resently send out LOD-project related request of EU member
> state catalogues...
> And the recent list of the LOD2 project:
> What do people think is it worth start an other spreadsheet on Apps?
> I think it makes sense to have the lists on catalogues and competitions
> separately for some use cases but for the world map we need the
> information to be merged and with lat/long info. I am still not happy with
> the way this information is displayed. Over all the map is not jet
> automatically synced with the content of the spreadsheets. The kml file has
> to be created manually from here: http://bit.ly/ogd-world-map
> So I think there is room for consolidation and extension of the mapping
> project. It would be good to find a way to pull information from the
> catalogues and competitions spreadsheets automatically into the world map
> spreadsheets and automatically create a new klm file after any changes? This
> way we would need to add lat/long information two the catalogues and
> competitions spreadsheets as well.
> I am cc'ing this email to the ogd and euod lists since I think any
> contribution is very welcome.
> Any suggestions welcome.
> 1. http://opengovernmentdata.org/map/
> Daniel Dietrich
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