follow us on Twitter: @odugUK hashtag for this event: #odugUK our wifi details: FFGuest Save_Energy1 UNCLASSIFIED Open Data User Group Introductory event Thursday 14 June 2012 UNCLASSIFIED Overview Background - Transparency Agenda and Open Data • Pete Lawrence, Deputy Director Transparency Delivery & Operations, Cabinet Office ODUG Vision and Membership • Heather Savory, Chair Open Data User Group Questions and Next Steps UNCLASSIFIED Since May 2012 the Coalition Government has made a number of high profile achievements on transparency and Open Data • Built the largest data.gov resource in the world, with over 8,400 datasets available • Published unprecedented data in transport, health, justice and education via two sets of Prime Ministerial commitments • Over £188bn of spending transactions now published by central government • Engaged with over 300 businesses – large and small – about the potential benefits and challenges of Open Data for industry • Launched Open Data Consultation • Open Government Partnership Co-Chair UNCLASSIFIED There is more to come • Continuing to meet current PM and Chancellor commitments • Publish Open Data White Paper • Publish Open Data Strategies for each Department – Big data – My data – User experience & feedback – Developing information markets – Continuous quality improvement – Set out forward plan of new data publications • Set standards • Launch Open Data Institute • ODUG influence UNCLASSIFIED ODUG comes from the development of a new structure for a “Public Data Corporation” Jan 2011 Initial announcement • MCO and Edward Davey outlined plans for a new Public Data Corporation which would: Mar 2011 Budget July 2011 MoG Change • Land Registry, Met Office and Ordnance Survey move to BIS UNCLASSIFIED Aug 2011 PDC Consultation Nov 2011 Autumn Statement • Establish a Data Strategy Board and a Public Data Group On 19th March, BIS and CO Ministers published the Terms of Reference for these new organisations UNCLASSIFIED The PDG Trading Funds already have a history of releasing Open Data and the PDG has a commitment to continue to look to ways to increase this Met Office Ordnance Survey Land Registry OS Opendata “Price Paid” information 5000 sites weather data Exploring the rest of the Public Weather Service data National Trails Monthly Transactions UNCLASSIFIED Companies House Bulk data on registered companies ODUG will advise on public sector data that should be prioritised for release as Open Data, to the benefit of the UK ODUG will: • act as intelligent customer on behalf of the public and the private sector for data free at the point of use and for re-use • act as a single stakeholder group • be empowered to use the most appropriate channels of engagement with broader users and re-users of Open Data The membership: • draw on expertise and experience of the user community to build the business case to the DSB • will need to undertake appropriate research and evidence gathering to inform the business case to release Open Data • may be called upon in an advisory capacity to: – – Cabinet Office Transparency Team Sector Transparency Boards UNCLASSIFIED ODUG has two main aims to advise Ministers and the DSB and to represent Open Data users to government Open Data User Group Advise Ministers and Government Represent Open Data Users • Advise the Data Strategy Board • Advocacy for data free at point of use and re-use • Give a voice to open data users and reusers • Bring together a community with representation from all areas of Open Data users UNCLASSIFIED ODUG will need to represent, and reach out to, a wide range of organisations and individuals Government Open Data Users Media Central Government Departments e.g. BIS, DfT, CO etc. Public Sector Transparency Board OKFN MySociety Data Strategy Board HMRC Web Services Consultancies Open Data User Group Agencies Public Data Group Trading Funds e.g. OS, MO, CH & LR Open Rights Group Tech Trade Press ONS Environment Agency Hyper Local Media Customer Groups e.g. PWSCG, GISCG TNA Campaigning Organisations Data Journalists Sector Transparency Boards Big Data Insurers Commercial Organisations Transport and Logistics Developers GIS Organisations Academia Health Services Education Providers LGA Market Research Credit Bureaux Telecoms Incubators e.g. Tech City Local Government Local Authorities Systems Integrators Open Data researchers Statisticians Libraries UNCLASSIFIED ODI Citizens / Civil Society Groups e.g. Which? Consumer Focus etc. Rewired State ODUG will have two broad principles of consensus and transparency Create consensus Transparency of process and advice • Bring together disparate cultures and perspectives to build an effective forum • Generate collective agreements • Face 2 face meetings • Virtual networks and social media to reach as many as possible • Transparent process and documentation • Minutes online • Operating model • Working methods – “agile” values • Work plan • Online presence to create a space for open debate • Huddle or other online community tool • Github • Set up a wiki • data.gov.uk? UNCLASSIFIED ODUG will support the work of the DSB and the PDG Data Strategy Board Stakeholder communications Public Data Group (Trading Funds) Open Data User Group Open Data Open Data Users Growth - content - data analysts - delivery format - application developers - usability UNCLASSIFIED Transparency Key outcome is to develop business cases to support the release of further Open Data HMT business case Current DSB budget for Open Data DSB • £3.5m per annum in 2013/14 and 2014/15 • ODUG to produce business cases to justify spending Comprehensive Spending Review • Key element for continued ODUG funding • Influence DSB negotiations for budget beyond 2015 Cost and benefits of data ODUG priorities “elevator pitch” UNCLASSIFIED These business cases will need to be developed beginning over the next 6 months Communities develop ideas Develop Business Case Operating model and work plan ODUG priorities Appoint members First ODUG Introductory First DSB event ODUG DSB ODUG DSB ODUG 2013 DSB The first step will be to select and appoint members of the formal group UNCLASSIFIED Proposal to DSB April 2013 What we will ask of ODUG members • A champion and advocate for Open Data • Be the conduit to and representative for your sector • Lead development of well-evidenced business cases to bring to ODUG Quarterly Meetings Activities between meetings • Agree workplan • Sign off business cases and advice • Etc. • Act as point of contact for community representation • Evidence gathering for business cases • Meetups, networking etc. UNCLASSIFIED We are looking to balance member skills across the sectors they represent Segment Skills Large Companies SMEs Systems Integrators Central & Local Government Data business experience Economics Development Communications Support UNCLASSIFIED Academia Civil Society Community Activists ODUG members will be selected through an open process • Selection needed as limited places on Group (between 12-15 formal members) • Application – Online application form here – Sets out which sector will represent and puts forward case for individual • Timing – Applications submitted by 22 June 2012 – Final appointment by Minister for Cabinet Office and Chair by 2 July 2012 • You can still be involved with ODUG if you don’t want to become a member – LinkedIn Group - Open Data User Group – Twitter account - @odugUK UNCLASSIFIED Any questions? Is the proposed process right? • Working methods • Membership selection Are the categories for the community right? How do we involve regions, and work with other groups? UNCLASSIFIED …anything else?