28 June 2017

Leveraging the OGD Platform & Visualization Engine

By Akhilesh Srivastava and Subhadip Biswas

Join the webinar to understand India's open government data platform, and how best to leverage its visulaisation engine for projects.

This session is concluded. You can view the session recording above, and the complete slide deck here.

Data is one of the most valuable resources of modern digitized governance, but raw data alone can not provide the decision makers valuable insights. To turn the numbers into knowledge, we need to separate noise from the data. We also need to choose the right way to present the data, so that it’s easily interpreted. 
There Open Government Data Platform India makes a lot of valuable open government datasets available from different sectors. And you are free to leverage these for creating visualizations and info-graphics using the in-house visualization engine.  Join the webinar and learn how the OGD platform can help you create data-driven products and solutions.

Who is This For?

  • Open Data Enthusiasts

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Scientist

  • Researcher

  • Academicians

  • Developers

  • Data Journalists

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of visualizations to showcase valuable insights

  • Learn how to use open government data in decision making

  • Know how to choose your format of visualization according to the data

  • Learn how to create and share maps and charts using the Data Visualization Engine of the OGD Platform

Subhadip and Akhilesh
About Akhilesh Srivastava and Subhadip Biswas

Akhilesh Srivastava is working as Senior Technical Project Manager and key member of Open Government Data Platform India (http://data.gov.in ). With a Masters in Statistics and over 15 years of experience in data management, data analysis, research studies, monitoring & evaluation, capacity building, impart training and data visualization. He oversees the data activities of the OGD platform and works closely with ministries, govt. departments and other organizations. 

Shubhadip Biswas is senior analyst and one of the key member of Open Government Data Platform India (http://data.gov.in/). With a degree in Physics and dual masters in Computer Science and Business Administration, he is currently involved in consulting, big data management, research studies, analysis of large-scale data and reporting using statistical models, and development of infographics using visualization engines.