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Setting Government Data Free

By   /  July 3, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino As July 4 approaches, the subject of open government data can’t help but be on many U.S. citizens’ minds. That includes the citizens who are responsible for opening up that data to their fellow Americans. They might want to take a look at NuCivic Data Enterprise, the recently unveiled cloud-based, open source, open […]

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Helping Citizen Searches For Government Services

By   /  August 9, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

By 2016, ABI Research has it, as much as $114 billion could be saved worldwide through the implementation of online e-government services. It predicted that investment in these services is set to increase from $28 billion in 2010 to $57 billion in 2016, and that the number of users will nearly triple over the forecast […]

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New York City: Taking Smart — And Semantic — Steps To Its Digital Future

By   /  October 16, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Every day New York City is getting closer to being the Digital City of the Future. It’s a long journey, though, and one that the semantic web community can lend a hand with. At this week’s Semantic Technology & Business Conference in NYC, Andrew Nicklin of the Office of Strategic Technology and Development, NYC Department […]

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Defining Open Government Data

By   /  August 13, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Anupama Dokeniya has written an article for the World Bank blog discussing open government data.

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Linked Open Government Data: Dispatch from the Second International Open Government Data Conference

By   /  July 13, 2012  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

“What we have found with this project is… the capacity to take value out of open data is very limited.” With the abatement of the media buzz surrounding open data since the first International Open Government Data Conference (IOGDC) was held in November 2011, it would be easy to believe that the task of opening […]

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UK Publishes Open Data Command Paper

By   /  June 29, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom has published an Open Data command paper.

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Closing In On A Million Open Government Data Sets

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A million data sets. That’s the number of government data sets out there on the web that we have closed in on. “The question is, when you have that many, how do you search for them, find them, coordinate activity between governments, bring in NGOs,” says James A. Hendler, Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor, Department […]

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Good, Clean Government Data

By   /  June 5, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Benjamin J. Balter recently discussed the need to publish open government data that is developer-friendly.

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Journal of Community Informatics Publishes Special Issue on Open Gov Data

By   /  April 16, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Tim Davies recently discussed two new publications covering open data.

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Taking Inspiration from Open Government Data Initiatives

By   /  October 12, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

You don’t have to read very far into your iPad news app to learn the latest about government dysfunctionality, debt, and defaults, whether in the U.S. or abroad. It’s all a little overwhelming, and can’t help but have an impact on how so many nations’ citizens view their present circumstances and their futures, too. Amid […]

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