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Parliamentary statistical information in a new manner Anita Blomberg
Three main features –Internal DB about matters, meetings (1986) and MPs (1945) –New votingsystem (2010) Statistics Votings DatabuilersOpen data (xml)
Votingresults Link to the databuilder Matter: Constitutional amendment about the relationship between the state and the church.
Political party County MP
Databuilders Includes data about Matters and documents MPs Votes Possible new features more databuilders (questions) multiple choice two dimentional graphs Selection of parameters
a Graph or table Share List Picture Embed
Open data in xml Types of data: Sessions Topics Election counties Political parties Committees MP Questions (oral, written) Interpellations Matters Votingresults In the future: All the fulltext documents in xml based on semantic in the text.
Internal resistance Fear of losing control of the combination of data and how they are presented Fear of criticism for low participation in the meeting and votings in the session hall Fear of more emphasis on each MPs votes than the parties total vote Fear of pressure for change of the work schedule
Who talks most? Who talks less? talkative Tight-lipped
The Labour-party has a tradition where women are first and foremost decorative. Who talks most? Who talks less? talkative Tight-lipped
How we overcame the fear Information and demos for the presidium and the partygroups License for open data –Stortinget are not responsible for any mistakes in the data –Stortinget - a source of reference –The users can not present the data misleading Explanations on the site and in the data files Examples of how to use the data (in code and presentations)
Is it in use? Hackathon i december 2011 (votes) Beta of data.stortinget.no lanched in january 2012 Devolped further on the basis of feedback from beta- users Launched in the end of april 2012 Site based on our data in beta now (do the keep their promises?) Further development will be based on user feedback voxpublica.no