WS II: The ENGAGE Open Data Prototype

Tuesday, 3rd July 2012, 10.30 – 12.30
Animator: Harris Tsavdaris, National Technical University Athens

The main goal of ENGAGE project is the development and use of a data infrastructure, incorporating distributed and diverse public sector information (PSI) resources, capable of supporting scientific collaboration and research, particularly for the Social Science and Humanities (SSH) scientific communities, while also empowering the deployment of open governmental data towards citizens. Simply put, ENGAGE is a door for researchers and citizens that leads them to the world of Open Government Data.
By using the ENGAGE platform, researchers and citizens will be able to submit, acquire, search and visualize diverse and distributed Public sector datasets from all the countries of the European Union. Throughout social collaboration Public Sector data will move towards more standardized, effective and semantically enriched structures that will allow PSI re-use reach towards its full potential. The main purpose of this ENGAGE Workshop is to demonstrate an early Prototype of the ENGAGE platform as well as to present the vision for the next version.

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  1. Improvement for Search and Navigation

    what can be improved in better search and navigation of the repository?

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    • APIs / WIKI

      Can we give a live example of a SPARQL query, so developers can start from such live example and modify it

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      • Support data curation process

        I suggest you to integrate some tools in the platform to support collaborative data curation process.

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        • It was mentioned earlier that is there is a business model then somehow the provider should gain something from it.

          The link between the publisher and the user of the data should take into consideration some kind of "reward" of the data provider if the data user has a business model and is making money out of the data.

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          • Collaboration Utilities

            Describe some collaboration utilities between the researchers - users of the engage platform - you would find very convenient.

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            • Provide charts/visualization export option

              Allows users to include charts into other documents or link to the charts from e.g.blogs, facebook pages, tweets

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              • 4 votes
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                • Social Media integration Brainstorming?

                  Do you think integration with social media and networking sites is a must for your work? Or a simple gimmick? Ideas for such features that would assist research collaboration on open data.

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                    1 comment  ·  Admin →
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                    • Interesting Usage Statistics you would like to see

                      What are some interesting Usage statistics you would love seeing in the next version?

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                      • Suggestions for the Open Data Sites section

                        Do you like the Open Data Sites Section? What would you like to be improved? Suggest any further analytics. Suggest missing Data Sources.

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                        • First Impressions on the ENGAGE Open Data Prototype

                          What did you like about the ENGAGE Data Prototype? What are its main weaknesses?

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                          • 4 votes
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                              • Provide tools for automated dataset categorization

                                Discover data format, language, etc.

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