Open Government Program

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Presentation to Canadian Open Data Summit 2017 by Mark Diner. For governments to fully realize the promise of open government and deliver on the principles of openness and transparency, strategies must be in place to ensure not only data but information is proactively disclosed.


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The Government of Alberta’s Enterprise Data Analytics Strategic Plan provides the framework that will enable a concerted and orchestrated approach to realize the value potential of the GoA’s data assets and to meet the emerging demands of a data driven enterprise.


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This licence grants users freedom to copy, modify, publish, translate, adapt, distribute or otherwise use the information in any medium, mode or format for any lawful purpose. It was developed in collaboration with the governments of Canada, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec and is based on...


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The Open Information and Open Data Policy provides a framework to establish the operational responsibilities, organization, processes, tools and other resources required for a single approach to the open data and open information programs. The policy also provides foundational assurance and...


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The Government of Alberta is committed to transforming the way it works, with the purpose of becoming more transparent and accountable to the citizens of Alberta. It will do this by: releasing more of the information it creates, collects and manages; improving the daily interactions it has with...


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The Open Government Program’s plan to change the way in which citizens, governments and business interact through collaboration and using information in innovative ways.


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The purpose of this guide is to help those involved in the production of publications for the Government of Alberta. As a result of the consistent implementation of the procedures outlined in this guide, it is expected that: Albertans will be able to easily identify publications that are...


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Some of the datasets available on this site are in Ivation table (IVT) file format. IVT is a proprietary data file format from the company Beyond 20/20. IVTs enable users to view multidimensional data and microdata. The Beyond 20/20 Documentation link connects to User and Quick Start Guides for...


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This guide was originally created by the Alberta Office of Statistics and Information (OSI), and later updated by the Alberta Open Government Program. The guide is intended to provide basic procedural information about viewing and using Ivation tables (IVTs), which is a proprietary data file...


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Some of the datasets available on this site are in Ivation table (IVT) file format. IVT is a proprietary data file format from the company Beyond 20/20. IVTs enable users to view multidimensional data and microdata. The documentation connects to Beyond 20/20 Video Tutorials in Flash Format.


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This is a video tutorial on how to publish data on the Open Government Portal


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The purpose of this document is to provide Government of Alberta (GoA) staff who manage information with: an overview of the new Open Government Portal (the Portal), and detailed information on how to publish datasets and publications to the Portal. The Open Government Program was established...


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The Open Data Assessment Checklist is the final step before the dataset is posted to the Portal. Data Owners must fill out the Checklist to ensure that the data meets the requirements for publication on the Portal. This ensures that areas such as privacy, copyright and security are addressed...


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The Open Data Standards establishes criteria for publishing data for public use, adaptation, and distribution under the Open Government Licence - Alberta and sets the criteria by which the success of the program will be measured.


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The Dataset Evaluation Form is used to gather information on prospective datasets for inclusion on the Portal. Data Custodians and Data Owners can use the completed form to recommend whether the identified dataset, or portions of the dataset would be suitable for public release. Once completed,...


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The GoA Open Data Value Framework assists ministries in determining which data is most valuable to publish first. The Framework contains an evaluation criteria table that guides ministries in determining which of their proposed datasets would be candidates for initial release on the Portal....


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The form used by Government of Alberta departments to request an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) or International Standard Serial Number (IISSN) for their publications.


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This is the Metadata Application Profile for the Government of Alberta's (GoA) Open Government Portal. It documents the set of metadata properties and encoding schemes that must be used to describe resources on the GoA Open Government Portal. Its purpose is to assist website developers, content...


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These guidelines provide context about the Open Government Licence with specific instructions for each clause. The guidelines also include a template of the full licence text for easy conversion to the web