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Open Data Market Size in Estonia Could Amount to 445 Million Euro by 2025
European Data Portal’s experts Esther Huyer and Laura van Knippenberg forecast that the market size of open data in Estonia could reach 445 million euro by 2025 if current growth continues. To harness the economic potential of open data, they recommend countries to increase collaboration between the public and private sectors, combine different types of data, and focus on improving the awareness and capacity of data reusers. They also encourage Estonia to undertake a more thorough study of the socio-economic impact of open data and exchange knowledge with other European countries. Esther Huyer
Local open data: Why and where to start?
When Brett Goldstein started his job as the City of Chicago’s Chief Data Officer in 2011, the city had already taken its first steps in publishing open data. It had an open data portal with some datasets, it had an open data community interested in engaging with the data, but overall not much progress was being made. Everything changed when, in the same year, a new mayor took office, for whom data-driven decision-making and opening up the city’s vast data resources to the public was a priority. Just a few years later, Chicago’s open data program had become a success story which has thereafter
Green revolution in economy is possible thanks to data
Transition to a green economy not only requires idealism and initiative but also data, data and more data. It was in the fall of 2019, around the same time the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed around the world scorning world leaders for ignoring environmental problems, that the environmental initiative called Rohetiiger. took its first breaths in Estonia. Rohetiiger (Estonian for Green Tiger) is a broad-based collaboration platform seeking to boost the development of green economy. Among other plans, the platform wants to develop a system for data-driven assessment of products’
A new paradigm in cultural data: Focus on user needs instead of mass digitization
The year 2020 was special for cultural data and digital culture for several reasons. To the broader public this meant visiting exhibitions and theater plays virtually while sitting on their sofa due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From a narrower, policy-making perspective, 2020 marked the Year of Digital Culture – a policy initiative that aimed to promote new forms of culture driven by the use of digital technologies. As a result of this initiative, a report will be launched in January 2021 summarizing the state of Estonian digital culture and open cultural data. Based partly off of this report
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Statistics Estonia provides several visualisations of economic figures for Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, the Russian Federation, Latvia, and Lithuania. On the website, several graphs show actuals and trends of export and import products, trade balances, the destination and shipping countries of products.
The Estonian Heatmap shows an overview of various economic and financial trends in terms of average wage, capacity utilisation, core inflation, economic sentiment, employment rate, unemployment rate, vacancies and demand limiting in construction, industry, or services. The map and the source data presents statistics from 2005 onwards.
Haridussilm, i.e., the Estonian Education Statistics Portal, provides data of primary, general, secondary, vocational and higher education, and monitors various indicators such as, success of lifelong learning or labour market statistics. The website provides a useful tool for education representatives and policy makers to keep track of their education strategy goals and quantify their progress towards those goals.
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Open data best practices in Europe: Estonia, Slovenia and Ukraine
Open data best practices in Europe: Estonia, Slovenia and Ukraine
Data sharing as a service: will data services remove intellectual property rights from the picture, and at what cost?
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Discover the data.europa academy: Third course ‘Incorporating open data into your application’
The restructured data.europa academy offers its third course, ‘Incorporating open data into your application’, where you can learn how to use open data to create or enhance applications. Whether you are beginner or advanced, you can discover how to find hidden data on the web, how to use it and achieve open data interoperability across Europe. The course covers seven lessons, starting with an e-learning ‘Finding hidden data on the web’, which explains how to locate and obtain hidden data and assess its benefits and value. Following that, the ‘5 Stars of linked open data’ method used to assess
European Single Access Point: harvesting guidelines for Member States
In the framework of the Data Governance Act (DGA), the European Commission shall establish a European Single Access Point (ESAP), which will be integrated into data.europa.eu. As a searchable electronic European register, the ESAP will collect, partially mirror, and render the data provided by national single information points (NSIPs). NSIPs will assist potential re-users in finding information on what protected data (e.g., personal, or commercially confidential data) can be reused under specific conditions. They are to be established by the EU Member States by 24 September 2023. For the
Discover the data.europa academy: Second course, ‘Understanding the legal side of open data’
The second course of the restructured data.europa academy aims to enhance the understanding of how legislation and regulations can impact the publication and reuse of open data. The course ‘Understanding the legal side of open data’ introduces the different types of open data licenses and provides information and tools to select the appropriate one. Furthermore, it presents the current legal challenges related to the use and distribution of open data. The course consists of three lessons. The first lesson, Open data licensing, explains the concept of open data licensing and what it means in
EU Diversity Month: creating a diverse and inclusive workspace
May is EU Diversity month, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and across societies. To acknowledge the efforts of organisations in building equal and inclusive environments, the European Commission organised the second edition of the European Capitals of Inclusion and Diversity Award. This year, the winners span across seven Member States: Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Diversity and Inclusion encompass the representation and visibility of different groups in terms of sex, racial or ethnic origin