Open Data is an initiative and commitment of the Bandung City Government to realize Bandung Champion and Bandung Smart City. This initiative is the result of collaboration with the Bandung City Government, in this case represented by the Department of Communication and Information with various local, national and even international communities.
According to the Open Knowledge Foundation, open data is data that can be freely used and used and redistributed by anyone. The definition of open data can be summarized as follows. 1.Availability and access (Availability and Access). The data must be fully available, preferably can be downloaded via the internet. Data must also be available in an appropriate form and can be modified. 2.Re-use and redistribution (Re-use and Redistribution). Data must be under conditions that permit reuse and redistribution including combining with other data sets. 3.Universal participation (Universal participation). Everyone can use, reuse, and distribute without discrimination.
Vision: The presence of open data for the City of Bandung basically aims to support the realization of the vision and mission of the City of Bandung. Based on the vision of the City of Bandung, the vision of open data for the City of Bandung is as follows: Through Open Data We Make Bandung a Transparent, Accountable and Innovative City Mission: Based on the vision that has been set, the mission of implementing open data for the City of Bandung is as follows: 1.Improving and Improving Public Services in the City of Bandung. With the open data, it is hoped that there will be improvements in all public services in the city of Bandung. The dataset contained in the open data portal, can provide an overview of public services in the city of Bandung. This creates awareness both from the government side as a service provider and the community as a service customer. Therefore, it is hoped that with the awareness of various parties, public services in the city of Bandung can be improved and improved on an ongoing basis. 2. Increasing Community Participation in Data Collection and Utilization in Bandung City. The open data portal is expected to increase community participation in two aspects, namely data collection and data utilization. In terms of data utilization, the public is expected to be able to take advantage of the data so as to create various innovative things such as applications or visualizations. In terms of data collection, the community is expected to be able to participate in collecting various data that cannot be collected by the agency or government. 3. Improving Transparency and Accountability by Optimizing Public Supervision of the Implementation of Bandung City Government. Based on Law No. 14 of 2008, there is information that must be provided and announced by public bodies. With the open data portal, it is hoped that various data from public agencies can be included. Therefore, it is hoped that public supervision of the administration of government in the city of Bandung can increase with the existence of an open data portal. 4.Improving the Integration of Inter-agency or Institutional Data in the City of Bandung. With the open data, it is expected to be able to increase the uniformity of data in the city of Bandung. This can solve the problem of differences in similar data made by various agencies in the city of Bandung.