Friday saw the second meeting of open data and co-operative enthusiasts coming together to discuss co-operatives and open data in Manchester.
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Open Data conversation continues
Friday saw the second meeting of open data and co-operative enthusiasts coming together to discuss co-operatives and open oata in Manchester.
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We've #opendata. We've #coops. Can we combine - #opencoops? Looking forward to our w/shop 2day - on the 24th floor of the CIS tower!Steven Flower
Waiting for a #uktrain to take us to Manchester for #opencoops. Won't #opencoops allow the foxes in asks @mikelcuSimon Whitehouse
It's almost a sell-out at today's #opencoops #opendata event. We'll be in the clouds on the top floor of the CIS tower from noon!Anthony Murray
Speakers from Co-operatives UK and Open Data Manchester discussed governance in co-operatives and profiled a successful open data business model.
The first speaker was Ged Devlin from Co-operatives UK.
The second speaker was Ric Roberts from Open Data Manchester discussing his linked data business Swirrl.
Good start to the #opencoops event in Manchester. How can co-op business models fit with #opendata?Tim Davies
Gerard Devlin kicks off at #opencoops talking about coop business models. Coops are about custodianship, similar to datastores IMO #opendatajulianlstar
#opencoops Mutual organisations have different answer to the questions of ownership. Most #opendata still owned, just liberally licensedTim Davies
Co-ops can be of a wide variety of forms and therefore require many different types of governance - not just one model. #opencoopsMike Cummins
Most #coops are operating gov models set up 100 years ago - now a chance to explore how an innovative #opendata sector can look #opencoopsAnthony Murray
Most important thing about #coops governance is participation, says Ged from @CooperativesUK #opencoopsAnthony Murray
Next up is @ricroberts talking about http://www.publishmydata.com and business models for working with #opendata #opencoopsSimon Whitehouse
At #opencoops right now @ricroberts from @swirrl is talking about ‘linked data’ and open standards for #opendataAnthony Murray
Tim Davies, co-director of Practical Participation and Web Science/Social Policy PhD student at the University of Southampton, spoke about how co-ops and open data can be used together.
At #opencoops event @timdavies says people can use #opendata to make a difference.Anthony Murray
#opencoops any role for liquid democracy? http://bit.ly/MzaRxe (also a tool http://bit.ly/cWCJ8V). maybe #liquidcoops? cc @timdaviesdan mcquillan
Hey @flygirltwo @timdavies used the term 'data fracking' at the #opencoops event #opendatajulianlstar
Discussions were opened about the way open data can be used by co-operatives.
#opencoops Wondering if there are any open source co-ops that have a balance of producer and consumer membershipTim Davies
#opencoops Being a coop member is not just about the benefits you get - also about having a stake and control over the data ownershipTim Davies
Open data may be used to further questionable agendas, but any talk is better than no talk. #opencoopsMike Cummins
If there is more than one publisher of linked data items,does that imply there will always be divergence of data? What about dns? #opencoopsMike Cummins
How highly trusted the publisher of the data is affects how willing people are willing to share their data. #opencoopsMike Cummins
The next stage of co-operatives and open data. Tim Davies created a shared document for people to continue the discussion.
.@stevieflow outlining next steps for #opencoops - working on a shared paper on where open data and co-ops meet https://docs.google.com/document/d/19QdA6ePkNhFJxiZmWnFKprPw156FSIaWE7Va... Davies
Real progress being made looking at #coop business models for #opencoops #opendata. Shared paper - http://s.coop/s70lGareth Wright
Blogged about yesterdays #opencoops event on #opendata and #cooperatives http://www.timdavies.org.uk/2012/07/20/where-cooperatives-and-open-data-... (cc @CoopNewsAnt @stevieflow @KatePickering)Tim Davies
Just had an interesting #opendata #opencoops meeting with @KatePickering, @timdavies and @stevieflow - great opportunities ahead.Paul Dale Smith
Fabulous blog on open data and co-operative models by @timdavies - http://s.coop/sc34 - all moved on since my input http://s.coop/sc39Ed Mayo
@timdavies @stevieflow thanks both - very excited about what's next!Kate Pickering
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