Wed, Aug 3, 2016
2:40pm to 3:00pm
The Open Ag Data Alliance: Real-Time Connections
The Open Ag Data Alliance, led by the Open Ag Technology and Systems (OATS) group at Purdue University, was formed in 2014 as an open source project to get data flowing in agriculture by defining a standard, model-agnostic Application Programming Interface (API). It has since released version 1.0, achieved existing commercial implementations, grown to over 25 partners on 3 continents , provided open source code resources, and engaged in many demonstration projects. This talk will present the vision of the OADA effort for real-time, privacy-conscious data connections in agriculture, technical progress over the last year, and plans for upcoming versions 2.0 and 3.0. An additional focus will be given to understanding the business case of API's in agriculture and related industries.