Open data work: understanding open data usage from a practice lens
First Published May 14, 2018 on Sage Journals by Erna Ruijer, Stephan Grimmelikhuijsen, Jochem van den Berg, Albert Meijer Abstract During recent years, the amount of data released on platforms by public administrations around the world have exploded. Open government data platforms are aimed at enhancing transparency and participation. Even though the promises of these […]
Final event of the “School-to-work Transition” projects in collaboration with Hetor
Final event of the “School-to-work Transition” projects in collaboration with Hetor Some days ago, the University of Salerno held the final event of the “School-to-work Transition” projects. The schools involved in the Hetor activities presented the achieved results of the work done during their experience. The aim of the students was the promotion of the […]
Open Data for Transparency and Participation
Final event and presentation of results from the EU H2020 ROUTE-TO-PA project Tuesday April 17th, 2018 Consiglio Regionale della Campania, Centro Direzionale di Napoli, Isola F 13 Napoli (Italy) The Conference, organized by the Department of Computer Science of the University of Salerno in collaboration with the Presidency of the Regional Council, represents the […]
ROUTETOPA Case Study: Hetor Pilot
In this ROUTETOPA case study series, we shine a light on public administrations, organizations and communities that have adopted and are using ROUTETOPA tools for work and discussions around open data This case study narrative was written by Hetor Pilot’s Carmen Luciano, Vanja Annunziata, Maria Anna Ambrosino and Gianluca Santangelo. Italy has a long Cultural tradition and […]
Latest ROUTE-TO-PA updates
We present to you the latest updates pertaining to ROUTE-TO-PA The new version 2.8 of the Social Platform for Open Data (SPOD). Our SPOD allows easy discussions, effective co-creation and smooth social interactions around Open Data. In particular, SPOD 2.8 offers: Mobile SPOD app: the new version (v. 1.3.0) introduces the social activities of the What’s […]
What is Route-to-PA?The ROUTE-TO-PA project – Raising Open and User-friendly Transparency-Enabling Technologies fOr Public Administrations – aims at improving the engagement of citizens by making them able to socially interact over open data, by forming or joining existing online communities that share common interest and discuss common issues.
MissionOur main purpose here is to engage citizens through a “purposeful and personalized relationship” between citizens and Open Data, not seen only as one between government and individual citizens but between government and networks of citizens that collectively attribute meanings to this information. The information by ROUTE-TO-PA is shared, interpreted, personalized, made easier to understand and discussed to assess its meanings.
- Develop a Social Platform for Open Data (SPOD) enabling social interactions among open data users and between open data users and government data;
- Build Transparency-Enhancing Toolset (TET) as extensions for existing major Open Data Platforms;
- Develop a set of recommendations (GUIDE) as good practice guide for open data publishers for achieving higher quality transparency through open data.