Pulse

Pulse

  • open source greenlighted for house

    House gets green light for open source

    Members and staff can now procure open source software and make code contributions.

  • Michigan GIS portal

    Michigan opens GIS portal

    The new GIS open data website provides a single point of entry for all the state’s open geospatial data.

  • NOAA

    Not just for analysis, visualizations support transparency

    When oil from the Deepwater Horizon gushed into the water faster than agencies could report on it, an online mapping tool increased data access for responders and the public.

  • NSA using OpenFlow for SDN

    NSA using OpenFlow for SDN

    Spy agency says commercially available solutions are key to its network management.

  • EPA compliance database expanded to address dirty air

    EPA compliance database expanded to address dirty air

    The Enforcement and Compliance History Online database now includes pollution data from four major inventories.

  • Charlotte updates Citygram with more open data

    Charlotte updates Citygram with more open data

    The Code for Charlotte Brigade’s update to Citygram now sends alerts about pending rezoning, historic district reviews and more.

  • White House updating opengov roadmap

    White House updating opengov roadmap

    The administration is seeking ideas for the third Open Government National Action Plan.

  • saildrone

    Saildrones take to Alaska seas

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will redeploy the unmanned surface vehicles for research in fisheries management.

  • code for america police open data census

    Code for America launches police open data census

    The census lists types of police interactions and indicates whether open data is online, machine readable, up to date and available in bulk.

  • Census launches City SDK for civic hackers

    Census launches City SDK for civic hackers

    The Census Bureau’s new software development kit adds powerful tools for making the most of Census datasets at the municipal level.