The event was opened by Assistant Secretary Marianne Cassidy (Public Service Reform and Delivery, Dept. Public Expenditure and Reform), followed by a series of national and international speakers that have developed Open Data initiatives in the area of sport and recreation linked to health and wellbeing.
The presentations and the recording of the event can be accessed here.
"The Importance of Data Quality – How publishing interoperable, harmonised data can directly benefit its use and impact".
The conference was opened by Minister of State, Ossian Smyth, TD and very well attended with over 300 people logging in remotely. The keynote speaker was Stefaan Verhulst, cofounder of GovLab in New York, his topic was ‘Towards a Purpose and Question-driven Open Data Ecosystem’.
A link to the slides presented and a recording of the conference can be accessed here
You are invited to participate in a research study to understand and measure the impact of open data in the Irish open data ecosystem.
If you have questions at any time about the study or the procedures, you may contact the lead researcher of this project, Dr. Fatemeh Ahmadi Zeleti
Thank you very much for your time and cooperation.
The Open Data portal now includes a number of Impact Stories. The goal of the Impact Stories feature is to give examples of current use of open data while also telling a story with the data and in doing so directly demonstrating the impact of open data.
Ireland continues to be ranked amongst Open Data 'trend-setters' in the 7th EU Open Data Maturity Report published in December, 2021. This report assesses the level of open data maturity across Europe and Ireland ranked in 2nd place overall behind France. Ireland scored a total of 95% across the 4 dimensions measured: policy, impact, portal, and quality.
Explore our Showcases, illustrating creative ways to visualise and analyse Ireland's data.
Join us for a series of interactive workshops in June and July 2022 and have your say on the future of the Open Data Strategy. There will be 3 in-person Town Hall events, in Cork, Galway and Dublin and 2 online ones, to facilitate those unable to attend in person. The events are open to all and everyone with an interest in the uses of our data is encouraged to attend. Check out our blog to see the dates and register..
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