立法會(資訊科技界)議員 莫乃光 Office of the Hon Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT) Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Open Data in HK:
Legislative Councillor (IT)
2019-3-2 Open Data Day @ HKU
- an innovative ecosystem to deliver new economic opportunities
- improve public service delivery & efficiency
- improve public governance by enhancing transparency & accountability
HK in 2016 Global Open Data Index : #24
Identification of datasets available for publication
B/Ds will need to 'deliver' to meet the
Annual Open Data Plan
Data provider: Look we have provided more data in machine-readable format
Developer: The format is not user-friendly, it is hard to use...
Data provider: Why is so few people actually using our data? Is it worth all the resources?
Improve ability of the community to use open data
Build more demand
Raise awareness of the benefits of public data
Co-create with wider audience
Leverage value from users
What do we still need?
Increasing access while retaining trust: governance
More user-friendly, better quality data
Balancing public interest vs private property
Anonymisation and aggregation
Increase usage of open data
Monitoring the implementation
Facilitating legal framework
Better public engagement
Challenges to be resolved
Issues of data discovery, data control & access, trust, transparency, business case, personal data...
exploring 'data trust'
legal structure that provides independent third-party stewardship of data.
Land ownership /planning / transaction data
Making public spending info more
easily accessible to the public
How much are US federal gov't agencies spending on IT?
Thank you - happy hacking!
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Open Data in Hong Kong: Looking ahead
By Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)