Folketingets Open Data Project by technical project manager Anders Gilbro Nielsen
The purpose To make the data of Folketinget available through a robust an consistent interface. Stakeholders shall be able to use the data according to their own needs. Such as web pages, law products and mobile apps instead of crawling the data from the home pages of Folketinget. IT strategic purpose: Creating an interface for future data sharing between systems.
In other words.
Short demo (if possible) The data browser The data model Simple search Webservice request
Solution design Data collected in a common database Event-based data selection
Stakeholders Members and political parties Ministries Organizations Media (the press) Lawyers Law product companies Schools and universities (researchers) Citizen Other parliaments and EU institutions
Inspiration and background General openness of the Parliament External requirements PSI law ( EU directive about Public Sector Information ) Government strategy Such as the Open Government Partnership action plan for Denmark Excisting services Law database, Ministry of Justice (Civilstyrelsen) Other Parliaments Declaration on Parliamentary Openness The technical development Folketingets IT architecture strategy