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The Data Shake

Opportunities and Obstacles for Urban Policy Making

Part of the book series: SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Part of the book sub series: PoliMI SpringerBriefs (BRIEFSPOLIMI)

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. The Data Shake: Open Questions and Challenges for Policy Making

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. The Data Shake: An Opportunity for Experiment-Driven Policy Making

      • Grazia Concilio, Paola Pucci
      Pages 3-18Open Access
    3. Data Ownership and Open Data: The Potential for Data-Driven Policy Making

      • Nils Walravens, Pieter Ballon, Mathias Van Compernolle, Koen Borghys
      Pages 19-34Open Access
    4. Innovation in Data Visualisation for Public Policy Making

      • Paolo Raineri, Francesco Molinari
      Pages 47-59Open Access
  3. The PoliVisu Project

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61
    2. Turning Data into Actionable Policy Insights

      • Jonas Verstraete, Freya Acar, Grazia Concilio, Paola Pucci
      Pages 73-89Open Access
    3. Making Policies with Data: The Legacy of the PoliVisu Project

      • Freya Acar, Lieven Raes, Bart Rosseau, Matteo Satta
      Pages 105-122Open Access
  4. Back Matter

    Pages 123-125

About this book

This open access book represents one of the key milestones of PoliVisu, an H2020 research and innovation project funded by the European Commission under the call “Policy-development in the age of big data: data-driven policy-making, policy-modelling and policy-implementation”.

It investigates the operative and organizational implications related to the use of the growing amount of available data on policy making processes, highlighting the experimental dimension of policy making that, thanks to data, proves to be more and more exploitable towards more effective and sustainable decisions.

The first section of the book introduces the key questions highlighted by the PoliVisu project, which still represent operational and strategic challenges in the exploitation of data potentials in urban policy making. The second section explores how data and data visualisations can assume different roles in the different stages of a policy cycle and profoundly transform policy making.

Editors and Affiliations

  • DASTU, Politecnico di Milano, MILANO, Italy

    Grazia Concilio, Paola Pucci

  • Digitaal Vlaanderen, Brussels, Belgium

    Lieven Raes, Geert Mareels

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