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1 Open Data at the World Bank Open about what we do Open about what we know Open to new engagement Supporting others to be open

2 I.Overview of the Open Data Initiative II.A tour of the World Bank Open Data site III.Data Tools IV.What we’ve learned Agenda data.worldbank.org

3 Motivation Part of a broader move, including new Access to Information Policy Aim is to stimulate use of development data to help solve development problems Builds on global Open Data initiatives

4 Open Development Open Knowledge Enable researchers, students, local communities to collect data, measure results, increase knowledge Open Data Share tools and essential information on the global economy and Bank’s operations Open Data Share tools and essential information on the global economy and Bank’s operations Open Solutions Work together to find solutions to development problems

5 Open Data: Legally Open You are free to use our data for commercial and non-commercial purposes at no cost…

6 Users are encouraged to use the data and share with third parties. You can use it freely You can re-use it freely You can redistribute it freely We ask for attribution For commercial and non-commercial purposes Open Data: Terms of Use

7 It’s data that’s technically open You can search for it and find it easily online It’s available in an editable electronic format or an API Open Data: Technically Open  xls, json, txt, csv, xml, html, doc, API, odt, ods etc. PDF, images (JPG, GIF, PNG), other proprietary formats.

8 World Bank Open Data Initiative data.worldbank.org Launched by Robert Zoellick in April million visits since launch Internationally acclaimed 1/3 of all web traffic at the World Bank is for open data Over 85 major datasets listed in the catalog. 8,000+ indicators Acts as a central index and starting place for all data across the bank

9 New data.worldbank.org

10 In five languages English | Español | Français | العربية | 中文

11 Data By Country & Region

12 New country pages

13 Data By Topic

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15 Metadata

16 Data by Indicators

17 See the data

18 Chart an indicator

19 Map an indicator

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21 How can you use this? Justin Lin using Open Data when communicating:

22 Here’s an example

23 Embed tables, charts, maps

24 Widgets for blog posts and sites

25 Easy to share

26 Data catalog One-stop listing of sources Download entire dataset, access query tool Global, regional, specialized datasets 40+ data compilations – 30 datasets included in DataBank, indicators – 20 datasets accessible through an API, indicators – 1200 indicators in multiple languages

27 microdata.worldbank.org

28 Documentation

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30 Quick data results through search

31 External applications use World Bank data

32 Google Public Data Explorer

33 In 37 languages…!

34 Second most popular data section 150 downloads per month DataBank usage

35 Create custom queries

36 8,000+ indicators in DataBank

37 New DataBank Quicker and simpler access to data Secured user login for saving and sharing Widgets for blogs and sites Social Media Integration iPad compatibility English, French, Spanish, Chinese Arabic (in 2 months)

38 Save and share reports, charts, maps

39 Enhanced visualizations

40 Widgets for blogs and sites World Bank Jobs portal using DataBank widgets

41 Other products and tools Central location for data books, CDs, visualization tools, mobile applications

42 DataFinder 3.0 mobile app for iPad/iPhone, Android, BlackBerry Android

43 Data Visualizer: Bubble charts devdata.worldbank.org/DataVisualizer/

44 Build for re-use

45 Data Portals Open Data API Widgets from the Data Visualizer Widgets from the DataBank

46 Analytical Tools PovcalNET analyze poverty data using different poverty lines and for different country aggregates Adept automate and standardize the production of analytical reports using survey datasets wbopendata direct access to latest version of the Bank’s data through the Stata interface

47 Creating incentives for data use First global competition to create innovative software applications for development Must use some World Bank data, and address one of the MDGs Aim is to bring together software developers and development practitioners Apps for Climate aims to bring together the best ideas from scientists, application developers, civil society organizations, and development practitioners

48 Engage with users Link to social media Widgets for blog posts and sites Respond to feedback

49 Data support

50 Thank you! ?


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