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Status Update on US Open Data Collaboration

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Justin Kern of Information Management reports, “The U.S. government is outlining its new program for an open source repository to foster collaboration on getting more information to citizens in a faster manner.”

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Federal Open Data Policy Will Require Excellent Data Management

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Wyatt Kash of Information Week reports, “The CIOs of federal agencies are assessing the full scope of a White House executive order, introduced May 9, that requires agencies to make government data available in open, machine-readable formats. One likely outcome is that federal IT teams will have to give data sets the […]

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San Francisco Boosts Open Data Efforts

By   /  April 3, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Joshua Sabatini of The San Francisco Examiner reports, “San Francisco has fallen behind in the open-data movement, but city officials say a new proposal will once again put it on the forefront.”

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Chicago Uses GitHub to Open Up Data

By   /  March 25, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Alex Howard of O’Reilly Radar reports, “GitHub has been gaining new prominence as the use of open source software in government grows.”

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New Contest: Visualize Open Data & Win $2K

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Guardian, Google, and the Open Knowledge Foundation have launched a new competition to find the best open government data visualization.

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Japan Embraces Open Data, Launches Multiple Open Projects

By   /  February 5, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Julia Wetherfell of Tech President reports, “Last summer, the Japanese government announced a new open data strategy, with the intention of connecting the country’s governmental, industrial, and academic sectors.”

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DERI Researchers Spearhead 'Puzzled by Policy' Project

By   /  January 11, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Marie Madden of the Galway Independent reports, “Researchers at DERI in NUI Galway are leading a multi-million euro European Union initiative aimed at government transparency and giving citizens a voice in creating policies.”

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White House Changing Policies to Open Up More Data…

By   /  January 8, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jason Miller of Federal News Radio reports, “White House technology leaders are close to issuing a new policy that will change the way agencies release data to the public.”

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Open Data and Recovery from Hurricane Sandy

By   /  January 7, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Rachel Haot of the Open Gov Partnership reports, “From hackathons to social media, open government is transforming the way that Mayor Bloomberg’s administration and New York City government serve the public.”

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Data.gov Moving to Open Source Platform

By   /  December 27, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The team at Nextgov reports, “The team that manages Data.gov is well on its way to making the government data repository open source using a new back-end called the Open Government Platform, officials said during a Web discussion Wednesday.”

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