Driving Open Data’s Value and Innovation’s Influence in California

Recently I had the pleasure of addressing Open Data Fest III in Sacramento, CA an awesome gathering of data contributors and enthusiasts out west that are to advancing the agenda of using the state’s data for positive impacts. California has come a long way in its open data journey and the California Department of Health & Human Services (CHHS) has experienced an evolution from the days of only considering its data related issues when those data had been victimized by breaches, to advancing health and social services innovations in the state by embracing open health data.

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