by Matt Blair
Over the past year, I've been working on three projects that make open datasets available to the public:
Although the public-facing parts of these projects appear similar on the surface -- apps or websites with locations on a map -- the design and development process has been quite different for each.
In this talk, I'll explore the opportunities and challenges I encountered in each, covering factors like:
I'll use this comparison to suggest a re-usable blueprint for analysis and planning of open data projects, including how to match available data to audience interests and expectations, as well as identifying opportunities for community participation.
21st–24th June 2011