Launched by former Microsoft Chairman Steve Ballmer, USAFacts.org offers a data-driven look at federal, state and local government spending.
If agencies overseeing the financial industry could define consistent data standards across their compliance requirements, they could make the regulation easier and less expensive for both government and industry, a new report suggests.
The datasets moved to the new Analyze Boston site are up to date, provide metadata and are readily accessible.
Communications by government officials in California who use personal devices or email accounts to conduct official business may be subject to disclosure under the California Public Record Acts.
States were ranked on a variety of topics including internet access and government digitization.
New Jersey Open Data Initiative requires agencies to publish their data on the internet so that citizens, businesses and other executive branch agencies have free and easy access to information.
Variations in state and local licensing agreements can raise transaction costs, create barriers and substantially reduce the value of the data, a new report suggests.
Councilmatic sends subscribers email updates on legislation that they want to follow.
The city is leveraging teamwork, data and open source code to build models to help it predict water main breaks and fatal house fires.
The Trump administration should continue to support initiatives like the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge, panelists at the recent Mobility Talks said.
Open data advocates discuss what might happen as the Trump administration talks budget cuts and research reviews.
The Internet Archive hosted a hackathon to encourage the public’s use of the Obama Administration’s open social media data.