I now want our hard-working farmers to seize the opportunity of open data
and drive it forwards.
Simon Hanson, development manager at FSB North East, who supervised the project, said: "We were delighted to work in partnership with Newcastle University Business School on our open data
project and can not praise the team highly enough.
Al Madani said that Dubai's open data
ambitions will go
The more companies think about potential uses for these open data
sources and combining diverse data sets, the more chance they have of discovering a killer application or piece of data that is going to deliver massive business value.
The trend of open data
has caught on in the Middle East region as well.
He added that open data
is the enabler of any smart city and Dubai is putting efforts in making government as well as private sector data that needs to be shared is seamlessly available to people.
Without the open data
, it would have been more difficult or even impossible to determine the quality of certain schools, limiting or preventing the development of a new methodology.
The users can use open data
without any limit, copy, publish and transfer data, published at the portal.
The ministry is putting an action plan to implement the Open Data
and e-Participation Policies.
The open data
food challenge wants to encourage more open data
products and tools that support food production, trade and consumption and specifically those which focus on:
The winners of the Big Open Data
Idea competition were announced earlier this week in an event held at the ITA headquarters in KOM.
Muscat: Earlier this year, in June, the Information Technology Authority (ITA) launched the Oman Open Data
Initiative in an effort to work collaboratively with government organisations and moving towards an Open Government by ensuring transparency, enhancing public trust and participation, and improving the effectiveness of the governance process.
Among the topics are enhancing access to public procurement notices by promoting product scheme classifications to the linked open data
initiative, extracting and predicting a biomedical database identifier using neural networks towards data network construction, the role of vocabularies for semantic interoperability in enabling linked open data
publishing, a semantic framework for tourist information systems, and publishing statistical data following the linked open data
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an open data
platform to act as a central hub for data sharing between African governments and international development partners.
The Cluj IT Cluster announced its intention to create an Open Data
platform in Romania that should allow free access to the information posted by governmental agencies and make possible to have consultations with citizens and the business environment.