This white paper describes a local government Linked Data approach, supported by standards and best practice, to enable local authorities to become Linked Open Data1 enterprises.
This white paper also describes the challenges local authorities face when endeavouring to share or exchange data across boundaries. The Linked Data approach of interlinking data and the benefits gained are introduced.
The paper also describes future information trends, links to other projects, finishing with a call to action.
ALGIM Linked Data for Interlinked Local Government Working Party - headed by Adrienne Bonnington
ALGIM's research paper for 2015. ALGIM would like to thank the working party made up of Natalie Dewson, MWLASS, Andrea McIntosh, Whangarei District Council, Jacqueline Davidson, Auckland Council and Amanda Cockburn, ALGIM, for their assistance in the writing of this White Paper.
SOLGM and ALGIM are very pleased to announce the release of their joint report - 2015
A 1st step into a World of Mobile Enterprise Application - written by MAV Technology 2015
ALGIM's research paper for 2013 was provided by Braja Podder from Auckland Council.
ALGIM's research paper for 2012 focussed on Mobility within Local Government. ALGIM enlisted the help of Damien Toman, Director and Independent Consultant - ICT Training & Consulting International Ltd.
ALGIM's research paper for 2011 focussed on IPv6 Adoption within Local Government. ALGIM enlisted the help of Dr Murray Milner, Convenor of the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force to prepare this whitepaper.
ALGIM's research paper for 2010 focussed on Shared Services in NZ Local Government. ALGIM enlisted the help of Jeff Shaw of Destin Consulting to prepare this white paper and includes case studies from six councils.
ALGIM would also like to thank Revera for their sponsorship and Effectus for their assistance.
One of ALIGM's major initiatives for 2009 was to produce a whitepaper and roadmap on "E-democracy for NZ Local Government". We enlisted the help of Carol Hayward who is (formerly from Bristol City Council and a leader in this field). She is currently working for Rodney District Council.
The ALGIM e-democracy whitepaper was released at the 29th ALGIM Annual Conference in November 2009.
ALGIM's 2008 research paper focussed on unified communication features in NZ councils. This survey was sponsored and supported by the Unified Communications provider, Zeacom.
The ALGIM Unified Communications whitepaper was released at the 28th ALGIM Annual Conference in November 2008.