Open Data: Pathways for Big Data and Public Service

When: Mon, August 11, 7pm – 10pm, 2014
Where: iTrain, Block E, Level 9, Megan Avenue 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
Info: Event | Venue

Our recent Big Data Malaysia survey showed that demand for open data for both private and public sector use is increasing; for example 40% of respondents said that they either ‘Agree’ or ‘Strongly agree’ that having access to some government data does or will create valuable Big Data   opportunities for them. In our next meetup, we are proud to host talks on open data by:
And the Sinar Project, a collection of related open source projects which consists of open data providers as well as applications that make information accessible to Malaysian citizens. The project uses open source technology, development and ideas to make Malaysian government transparent and accountable
  • Khairil Yusof, Lead Developer, Corruption Issue Tracker
  • Ng Swee Meng, Lead Developer, Bill Watcher
  • Chow Chee Leong, Street Problem and Scraper
Big Data Malaysia [non functioning website at the time of writing] is a meetup group for professionals with interest in all things Big Data; including NoSQL, Hadoop, visualisation, business use cases, data science, and more.