Edmonton launches open data site

 
 

Edmonton Open Data

According to Edmonton Chief Information Officer Chris Moore, the city has launched its official open data site at edmonton.socrata.com. The site is powered by Socrata.

Moore says “More Datasets and Official Launch SOON,” but here are some sample visualizations based on the current available data:

Police Stations – Map View

Powered by Socrata

Edmonton Public Schools (2010-2011) – Map View

Powered by Socrata

2010 Election Mayor Voting Summary – Pie Chart

Powered by Socrata

 
 

Luke Fretwell is co-founder and CEO of ProudCity, and the founder of GovFresh. He advises civic leaders and businesses on how to best leverage digital strategies to create more effective, collaborative governments. He has written about government IT for Federal Computer Week, NextGov, FedScoop, StateScoop and FierceGovernment, and has been referenced by the Washington Post and Fast Company on civic technology issues. He has worked with a number of government-focused companies and media, including CivicActions, NuCivic and FedScoop and has been involved in broad-focused community efforts, such as GovPress, CityCamp, CivicMeet, Agile Government Leadership and Open Source for America. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 
 

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  1. Thanks Luke, our first Data Catalogue was launched January 13, 2010 on OGDI, we are moving our site to Socrata – more features and functions – Launches July 11

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