Open data and AI policy (FI0033)
The commitment and measures on open data contribute in particular to the OGP initiatives of transparency and technology & innovation. The measures are in line with the Act on Data Management in Public Administration, data policies and implementation thereof.
The public sector promotes government openness by opening public interfaces if there are no specific reasons to keep them restricted. The process will prioritise the most influential data resources. Easy-to-use, developer-friendly interfaces that follow the outlines of standard architecture will be developed to access public administration data resources. The data available on the interfaces will be recorded using standard procedures into a machine-readable and -interpretable format in order to make it easier to benefit from. The guidance needed in order to open the data and create the interfaces will be provided. A successful user experience of the data and its easy accessibility will lower the threshold of using the data and increase its usage. As a result, data producers will be more motivated to improve the quality and usability of data and data resources. The objective of this is to achieve a virtuous circle in which the quality of data will be improved and it will provide benefits, and the benefits of open data will spread far and wide inside the society, also when companies join to become producers of open data. These measures will acknowledge the outlines and development measures of European Union within this theme, including the Open Data Directive (EU/2019/1024), also known as the PSI directive.
The requirements concerning data protection and the data confidentiality regulation will be taken into account when plans are made for opening up data.
The project will be completed in a cross-administrative effort of cooperation, so that the cumulation of data will not put the data security of public administration at risk.
Quality criteria: Quality criteria intended to facilitate the utilisation of data will be prepared.
Quality improvement measures following the quality criteria will be primarily applied to the most significant data resources in the data opening process. Setting quality criteria and the extent of their validity will be planned to make up part of putting the quality criteria into practice.
Ethical guidelines: A general set of guidelines on the ethical use of artificial intelligence will be prepared in order to ensure that the artificial intelligence will not utilise directly or indirectly discriminatory operational models in the AI systems.
The measures to open public sector data will promote a data and AI policy that is ethically, financially and socially sustainable. Meta data that contributes to data resources management of high quality will also contribute to the creation of unified information resources required by machine-learning and AI in our linguistic area and, subsequently, the realisation of linguistic rights in an indirect manner.
Special groups will be consulted and the standards laid down in international human rights conventions and UN recommendations on the ethics of AI as well as data security questions will be acknowledged as a part of the preparatory process.
Improving understandability and inlcusion of government information
FI0030, 2019, Capacity Building
Open Government Strategy
FI0031, 2019, Capacity Building
Register of government deicsion-making
FI0032, 2019, Conflicts of Interest
Open data and AI policy
FI0033, 2019, E-Government
Supporting Everyone’s Possibility to Participate.
FI0023, 2017, E-Government
Clear Government Reforms and Services
FI0024, 2017, Fiscal Transparency
Access to Information on Incorporated Public Services
FI0025, 2017, Fiscal Transparency
Access to Information Knowledge in the Public Administration
FI0026, 2017, Capacity Building
Publishing State Procurement Data to Citizens
FI0027, 2017, E-Government
Regional Reform Information
FI0028, 2017, Infrastructure & Transport
Training Regional Administration in Open Government Principles
FI0029, 2017, Capacity Building
FI0019, 2015, E-Government
Government as an Enabler
FI0020, 2015, E-Government
FI0021, 2015, E-Government
Engage Children, Youth, Elderly
FI0022, 2015, Public Participation
Enhancing the Openness of Preparatory Processes
FI0001, 2013, E-Government
Emphasizing Dialogue Skills in the Job Descriptions of Civil Servants
FI0002, 2013, Capacity Building
Strengthening Proactive Publishing and Communication
FI0003, 2013, Capacity Building
Promoting Participatory Budgeting
FI0004, 2013, Participation in Budget Processes
Increasing Openness and Customer Orientation in ICT and e-Services Development
FI0005, 2013, E-Government
Increasing the Number of Open and Online Meetings
FI0006, 2013, E-Government
Standard Language Titles and Resumes Will Be Drafted of the Government Proposals.
FI0007, 2013, Capacity Building
Visualization of Decisions
FI0008, 2013, E-Government
Training Will Be Organised for Civil Servants in Use of Clear Language and Plain Language In- Cluding Committing to Use of Terms Already Known.
FI0009, 2013, Capacity Building
The Comprehensibility of the Texts Produced by Public Administration Will Be Tested To- Gether with Citizens and Service Users.
FI0010, 2013, Capacity Building
Standardizing and Clarifying the Terms and Concepts Used in Public Administration and Ser- Vice Production.
FI0011, 2013, Capacity Building
The Comprehensibility of Customer Letters and Decisions Will Be Enhanced, Especially When Using Standard Texts.
FI0012, 2013, Capacity Building
Opening and Publishing New Data and Changing Existing Open Data Into a Machine- Readable Form.
FI0013, 2013, Open Data
Clear Terms for Use of for Open Data and Knowledge
FI0014, 2013, Open Data
Strengthening Skills Needed to Understand Combining Privacy and Open Data and Strength- Ening the Citizen’S Right to His/Her Own Personal Information “The Right to Be Anonymous”
FI0015, 2013, Capacity Building
Tearing Down Barriers of Action of the Civil Society
FI0016, 2013, Capacity Building
The Proactive Presence and Accessibility of Civil Servants
FI0017, 2013, Capacity Building
Providing Tools and Training to Organizations
FI0018, 2013, Capacity Building