2019 Asia Open Data Challenge Kicks Off

TAIPEI, TaiwanJuly 19, 2019  — Asia Open Data Challenge was organized for the first time in 2015 with the aim of solving common challenges by leveraging open data in Asia. This year, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, organized the 5th year for this international competition with impletmentation of Taipei Computer Association. Participants seek to address challenges under the theme of “Smart Life” by making use of open data in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. Continue reading “2019 Asia Open Data Challenge Kicks Off”

Open data: over 36,000 historical RADARSAT-1 satellite images of the Earth now available to the public

LONGUEUIL, QCApril 1, 2019 – The Canadian Space Agency and the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation are making RADARSAT-1 synthetic aperture radar images of Earth available to researchers, industry and the public at no cost. The 36,500 images are available through the Government of Canada’s Earth Observation Data Management System. Continue reading “Open data: over 36,000 historical RADARSAT-1 satellite images of the Earth now available to the public”

Workiva Helps Advance Open Data Across Federal Government

WASHINGTON–Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, will play a key role as title sponsor in today’s Data Transparency 2018 conference, the Data Foundation’s sixth annual flagship event that explores how open data is being standardized, shared and used across Federal government agencies and the private sector. Continue reading “Workiva Helps Advance Open Data Across Federal Government”

Feature: Open Data tips – ArcGIS Hub 2.0 and Tips for Creating an Open Data Site

Esri business partner GEO Jobe GIS has recently shared tips and tricks to assist in deploying open data. Recall, last year (2017) Esri made the move and renamed ArcGIS Open Data to ArcGIS Hub (hub.arcgis.com) – the same capabilities from Esri but wrapped into a new product with even more functionality. Continue reading “Feature: Open Data tips – ArcGIS Hub 2.0 and Tips for Creating an Open Data Site”

Long Beach One of First Cities in U.S. to Display Open Data in Geospatial Data Format

Today, the City of Long Beach launched DataLB, the City’s new Open Data Portal. This new portal is designed to implement modern Citywide practices for sharing data with the public, staff, and policy makers as outlined in the Open Data Policy, adopted by the City Council on December 20, 2016. Continue reading “Long Beach One of First Cities in U.S. to Display Open Data in Geospatial Data Format”

Esri’s Marcella Cavallaro to Lead DATA Act Discussion Panel at DATA Act Summit

Redlands, California—May 25, 2016—Esri national government manager for emerging markets Marcella Cavallaro will lead a one-hour panel discussion on DATA Act legislation at the DATA Act Summit on Thursday, May 26.

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