As I’ve been going through my first experience with the census (still learning), I wondered about a couple of key challenges OR opportunities. A few years back I convened a Skype call between OK and the Web Foundation re: possible integration/collaboration on ODI and the open data barometer - general agreement but din’t go anywhere (although I note Time Davies and Mor are speaking to this? at #IODC15).
Census 2.0 Suggestions:
- use a database for datasets and add categories that allow a user to filter the datasets they;'re interested in. My understanding is that the screen width is limited datasets to 15-17 … we need to get beyond that;
- census on degree of openness has obvious value but next version should allow us to expand whats being assessed to include tow very important elements: data quality and impact of open data
These are major changes to what we currently have but this is an impressive community and I don’t see why we don’t collaborate on this and combine our collective resources. Thoughts …
Cheers Jury Konga
Open Knowledge Canada Ambassador