Tag: GCN

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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LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

The Los Angeles GeoHub is a portal of location-based open data from across city departments allowing both the public and city employees to build and share apps.

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NYC clarifies open data policies

Five measures will make the city’s open data portal’s store of information more accessible.

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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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What your city can learn from LA about open data

A new study on open data in Los Angeles County digs deeply into that government’s initiatives, but the findings and recommendations could also help most any city or county that’s looking to to start or expand its own open data

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Can Census data make for smarter startups?

Thinking about starting a small business?  The Census Bureau has an app for that. The Bureau on Sept. 9 unveiled Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition — a web-based tool to help entrepreneurs and small business owners leverage local demographic

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How USAID built open data into its mission

A new CIO Council case study looks at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s integration of open data into its mission.

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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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