Chicago recently released its first open data report, providing a progress report on current and new initiatives for 2014.
USGS, NOAA and FEMA use LiDAR elevation mapping technology to improve flood-risk assessments.
Esri is allowing its government customers to release data stored on its ArcGIS platform to the public.
Governments are publishing best-practices guides for implementing open data.
Government agencies will move to fully embrace platform as a service this year, driven by mobile, open data and the advent of simple, lightweight APIs.
Raleigh, N.C.’s Open Raleigh initiative is pursuing open data and open access projects in an effort to drive public interest and industry investment.
The Obama administration's open data framework set the stage for responsive design techniques used in the Medicare.gov upgrade and other planned improvements.