#CeDEM13 day 1, afternoon, Workshop: E-infrastructures (..)

#CeDEM13 day 1, afternoon, Workshop:

E-infrastructures for open data

A workshop about the advantages and disadvantages of existing open data e-infrastructures that aim at improving the provision and use of open data.

Anneke Zuiderwijk , Keith Jeffery , Spiros Mouzakitis

The Engage project is an FP7 project, and aims to develop and use a data infrastrucure, going beyond PSI (public scctor information) resources. At the moment, the ENGAGE open data infrstructure is presented as the most open system.  ENGAGE is to bring together open government and publicly funded research dataset resources, intergate tools and use social networking services.The vision is to highly structure, easily link and easily link and easily process datasets. This workshop presents and discussses the beta version (version as of April 2013) of this infrastructure.

Questions raised:

What is the value of existing open data platforms?

What is the value of ENGAGE? Advantages, disadvantages?

Which additional features do potential) users of open data want to open data platforms to have?

See:  www.engage-project.eu

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