IRC log of egov on 2013-03-18

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08:49:52 [PhilA]
zakim this will be egov
08:49:57 [PhilA]
zakim, this will be egov
08:49:57 [Zakim]
ok, PhilA; I see T&S_EGOV(Eurasian)4:00AM scheduled to start 49 minutes ago
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PhilA has changed the topic to: eGov (Eurasian) 18 March 2013
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T&S_EGOV(Eurasian)4:00AM has now started
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08:59:14 [PhilA]
zakim, code?
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the conference code is 3468 (tel:+1.617.761.6200, PhilA
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zakim, is me
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+PhilA; got it
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+ +1.703.281.aaaa
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chair: Tomasz
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zakim, mute me
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sorry, josema, I do not know which phone connection belongs to you
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zakim, p6 is really me
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sorry, carlosiglesias, I do not recognize a party named 'p6'
09:03:48 [PhilA]
scribe: Gwyn_S
09:03:56 [carlosiglesias]
zakim, ??p6 is really me
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+carlosiglesias; got it
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zakim, ??p4 is me
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+josema; got it
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zakim, mute me
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josema should now be muted
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+ +25677270aabb
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ack me
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zakim, mute me
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josema should now be muted
09:10:30 [Gwyn_S]
what is shortcut for names again?
09:11:12 [josema]
are there any slides available for the talks today?
09:11:19 [PhilA]
Begin typing their IRC name and then hit tab
09:11:21 [Gwyn_S]
yes, slides?
09:11:43 [PhilA]
Topic: Open Government Data in Uganda, Julius Torach, National Information Technology Authority, Uganda
09:11:48 [carlosiglesias]
have a look at:
09:11:53 [PhilA]
Julius' slides
09:13:38 [Gwyn_S]
Julius: was created by Ugandan Gov, intro following other parliamentary acts such as e-signature act
09:13:51 [elsa_]
yes - there are 2 set of slides available here: in Upcoming Meetings - see 18th March
09:15:04 [Gwyn_S]
JT_: moving toward more licencing for software, more data standanrds, and also working on data portal
09:16:17 [Gwyn_S]
JT_: the data standards are shared among gov't agencies, and we have a forum for sharing, but needs to be made relevant as information among agencies and for citizens
09:17:00 [Gwyn_S]
JT_: civil society is involved in e-gov because of the importance in transparancy. also involved in development of apps
09:18:20 [Gwyn_S]
JT_: one major problem is cost for connectivity, we have been relying on satellite connections, and softare is also expensive. open data and e-gov can help civil society can help in surmounting these hurdles
09:18:31 [PhilA]
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09:18:57 [josema]
q+ to talk about challenges wrt policy reform
09:19:12 [PhilA]
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09:20:04 [Gwyn_S]
PhilA: you mention describing describing data sets in your portal... have you seen the vocab we are using (see link provided by Phil)
09:21:19 [elsa_]
I would like to ask if he can provide examples of initiatives they have developed for promoting the development of apps and local content
09:21:55 [josema]
ack me
09:21:57 [Zakim]
josema, you wanted to talk about challenges wrt policy reform
09:22:06 [Gwyn_S]
09:24:01 [Tomasz]
slides for the next presentation -
09:24:39 [josema]
zakim, mute me
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josema should now be muted
09:26:23 [zamira]
My question is how data security issues will be addressed?
09:26:27 [Gwyn_S]
JT_: example of local projects/using data have been ones which have translated websites into local languages. there are still more planned as we work on the data portals
09:27:40 [Gwyn_S]
JT_: data security acts are forthcoming
09:27:56 [Gwyn_S]
do we have your email? not on slide
09:29:38 [Zakim]
- +25677270aabb
09:29:53 [PhilA]
topic: Open Government Data - W3C Discussion Summary, Tomasz Janowski, United Nations University
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-> Tomasz's slides
09:31:18 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: summarizing 20cases of open gov data by going back to roadmap... prelim analysis
09:31:59 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: slide 3: purpose of roadmap organized themes and outcomes of interest group re: the bigger picture
09:33:15 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz:slide 4: the 'how dimension' we formulated different questions about the lifecycle, process, etc. of research and practice. It is about the mechanics
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09:34:28 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: slide 5: the'why dimension' we looked at sustainability, benefits, policy objectives
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Tomasz: slide 6: the 'where dimension' looked at implemention in regions/countries such as maturity, legal/institutional frameworks, culture, local conditions
09:36:41 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: side 7: 'the what dimension' the conceptualization of open gov data
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Tomasz: slide 8: the matrix of all dimensions
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Tomasz: slide 9: the roadmap
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Tomasz: slide 10: review of 20 cases since oct 2012
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Tomasz: con't slide 11
09:40:33 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: now applying the matrix dimensions ex: Local Colorado (slide 12)
09:41:32 [Zakim]
09:42:30 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: each case analyzed by matrix dimensions slides 12-31
09:52:14 [Gwyn_S]
slides are so organized. my notes will just confuse things.
09:55:43 [Christian_OKF_]
Everybody, I will have to leave for another call. Good to meet you all, I look forward to the next call.
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09:57:16 [PhilA]
More info on the CKAN/Drupal work - OGPL - in which Jeanne plays a central role
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10:18:15 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: slide 33 analysis framework
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Tomasz: slide 34/35 representing findings of 'what dimension'
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Tomasz: slide 36/37 representing 'why dimension' both results and graph
10:20:03 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: slide 38/39 results of 'how dimension'
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Tomasz: slide 40/41 results of 'where dimension'
10:25:33 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: conclusion and open for questions
10:26:23 [Gwyn_S]
Q: can this data/results be used to develop policy guidelines?
10:27:06 [PhilA]
I'd like tor ecord my tahnks to Tomasz and I suspect Elsa for this work
10:27:42 [elsa_]
Many thanks Phil!
10:27:50 [PhilA]
Gwyn_S: When you put everything together, did anything pop out for you that there are other things we need to be looking at?
10:28:17 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: yes, I think it can.
10:28:25 [PhilA]
s/I'd like tor ecord my tahnks to Tomasz and I suspect Elsa for this work/I'd like to record my thanks to Tomasz, and I suspect Elsa, for doing all this work/
10:28:54 [Gwyn_S]
Tomasz: we plan to do surveys as well and correlate results
10:29:19 [PhilA]
Tomasz: This kind of discussion can continue in a Community Group
10:29:30 [Gwyn_S]
can I ask a follow up?
10:30:24 [PhilA]
Gwyn_S: Can I ask something that we ask our presenters - what impact has the work had?
10:30:42 [Gwyn_S]
I'm interested in a sort of feedback loop aspect for this group
10:31:03 [PhilA]
Tomasz: It wasn't possible for us to determine the impact of every case
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10:32:06 [Gwyn_S]
great presentation Tomasz (and group). thanks for the summary and initial findings
10:32:35 [zamira]
It would be useful also to investigate how differ challenges in developed and developing countries. I guess they might be quit different...
10:33:10 [zamira]
challenges in Open data and Open Gov initiatives
10:33:16 [PhilA]
q+ to talk about time zones
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10:34:59 [PhilA]
zakim, bye
10:34:59 [Zakim]
leaving. As of this point the attendees were [IPcaller], PhilA, +1.703.281.aaaa, carlosiglesias, josema, +25677270aabb
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10:35:05 [Brand_NIemann]
Excellent, Tomasz!
10:35:06 [PhilA]
rrsagent, make logs public
10:35:15 [PhilA]
rrsagent, generate minutes
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I have made the request to generate PhilA
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rrsagent, draft minutes
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I have made the request to generate PhilA
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