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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
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
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’
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
Use cases in: An Eastóin
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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.
Tuarascálacha: An Eastóin
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Improving data publishing by open data portal managers and owners
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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Imeachtaí Sonraí Oscailte: An Eastóin
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The Data Governance Act (DGA) became officially applicable on 24 September 2023. The regulation aims to empower individuals and organisations with greater control over their data. The DGA's primary objective is to establish a harmonised framework for data sharing and governance across sectors and Member States. It addresses various aspects of data management, including access, sharing, and monetisation, while prioritising data privacy and security. Additionally, the DGA seeks to increase data flows, enhancing the reuse of public sector data that cannot be made available as open data. It will
Today is the European Day of Languages, a day dedicated to celebrating plurilingualism and promoting language learning throughout Europe. This initiative is rooted in the Council of Europe’s conviction that linguistic diversity serves as a powerful tool for achieving greater intercultural understanding and preserving Europe’s cultural heritage. Europe possesses a wide range of languages, with over 200 European languages spoken by citizens from different regions. The European Day of Languages has been celebrated since 2001 to address the importance of linguistic diversity, encourage the
The Bavarian State Ministry for Digital Affairs recently launched a new version of their open data portal, now branded as ‘open bydata’. Following the first publication of the Bavarian Open Data portal in May 2023, this new platform offers over 1,100 datasets from state authorities, municipalities, and research institutions. The Bavarian open data team developed the open bydata portal to create transparency and enable businesses, academia, and civil society to use data for innovation and further improvements to their services. By involving future users from the beginning of the development
On Friday, 6 October 2023 from 10.00 to 11.30 CET, the data.europa academy will host the webinar ‘Data spaces: Discovering the building blocks’. It will present the present the most technical and operational aspects of data spaces, introducing SIMPL, B2 DIGIT (Directorate General for Informatics) support to data spaces and the role of DSSC (Data Spaces Support Centre), together with the tools and support for the development of these spaces. The first webinar ‘Data spaces: Introducing the concept and relevance in today’s world’ took place on 12 May and introduced the concept of data spaces and