After a rather restrained and not completely unbearable start GovData – the data portal for Germany after a short time of a rainy and above all constantly growing popularity enjoy. The Republic is – even if the federal government now waives the word “Open” – is ripe Open Data.
GovData – The data portal for Germany is receiving a positive response from potential data providers. Thus, the number of available records has more than doubled since the launch.
Collective Intelligence: sample applications
Here are some examples of situations where the predictions made by collective intelligence are more useful than the predictions made by Big Data :
Currently GovData has access to more than 2,600 data sets. For example, data from the newly launched open government data portal Rhineland-Palatinate and the regional database Germany have been added. Particularly pleasing: the recommendation to publish data in the sense of the open-data concept under an open license was taken up to 99.5 percent by the data providers. Only 0.5 percent of all available data is currently limited.
For example, the datasets provided in the prototype of the data portal have in some cases grown strongly in all categories:
Big Data: an explosion of data volume related to IOT
In addition to unbridled Chinese growth, this sharp rise in global data will be directly related to the rise of the Internet of Things . On its own, the IOT will represent 90 Zo data generated by humanity .
In the Population category of 770 records, documents and apps currently at 1,624,
In the Education and Science category from 19 to 29 records,
In the Geography, Geology and Geospatial Data category from 33 to 88,
In the category Laws and Justice from 3 to 6,
In the category Health from 43 to 66,
In the category Infrastructure, Building and Housing from 745 to 1.615
In the category Culture, Leisure, Sports and Tourism from 65 to 68,
In the category Public Administration, Budget and Taxes from 122 to 141,
In the Politics and Elections category from 17 to 19,
In category Social from 29 to 37,
In the category Transport from 30 to 228,
In the category Environment and Climate from 45 to 136,
In the category Consumer Protection from 2 to 5 as well
In the Economy and Labor category from 321 to 543.
The platform is developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS on behalf of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and in coordination with the federal and state working group “Open Government”.