Tag: Amanda Ziadeh

Machine-readable budget in a human-friendly format

The White House used Socrata’s open data platform to deliver interactive visualizations of the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal.

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Mapping the world of open data portals

OpenDataSoft has mapped more than 1,600 open data portals worldwide, in an effort to make clean, usable, open data easier to find and access.

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Turning open data into a scorecard for prospective college students

The Department of Education recently unveiled a set of new tools, including a redesigned College Scorecard and updated data on higher education institutions, to help students make better informed decisions about college. The College Scorecard is a mobile-friendly website where

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Jackson joins the open data movement

Jackson, Miss., is the latest city to join the open data movement with the mayor’s signing of an executive order on open data on Sept. 1. Mayor Tony T. Yarber is leading Jackson on its first steps towards open data

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7 steps to securing open government

WHAT: Push, Pull and Spill: A Transdisciplinary Case Study in Municipal Open Government, a report by the University of Washington School of Law. WHY: The push to open more government data at state and local levels led a cross-disciplinary team

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Boston builds on open data initiatives

The new Open and Protected Data Policy accelerates the city’s open data and transparency plans and expands its open data portal. The city of Boston continues its push towards open data and government transparency with the mayor’s announcement of an

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