In the delivery of Smart City services and applications, open urban data platforms are playing a pivotal role. The Dutch are taking a practical approach to interoperability and data portability of these platforms. Standards on urban data platforms are quite abstract, while there is a need for practical guidelines on how to prevent vendor lock-in or monopolisation of these platforms. Moreover questions emerge on the governance and feasibility of full-scale deployment. During a round-table and interactive in-depth discussion, the public and private stakeholders will share their visions on creating successful open urban data platforms.
Open urban platforms, interoperability, governance