Tag: Statescoop

Florida performs inventory ahead of open data push

Florida’s expansive open records laws have IT leaders preparing a new push to open up the state’s data. Jason Allison, the state’s chief information officer, said staff at his Agency for State Technology are taking steps to start the “inventory

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Coming Soon: An open database of every U.S. address

The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking to create a better way for the public to figure out what addresses are accurate. (Pixabay) The Transportation Department is in the very early stages of trying to build the first publicly accessible

Tagged with: , , , ,

Boston, New York City craft new open data policies

(iStockphoto) New York City and Boston may be bitter rivals on the baseball diamond, but they’re peas in a pod when it comes to open data initiatives. Both released new open data policies last month, and the cities’ IT staffers

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Open Gov Partnership mulls expanding membership to states

President Barack Obama speaks at a September 2014 meeting of the Open Government Partnership. (Pete Souza/White House) A leading international organization on open government may soon welcome state and local governments into its membership. The proposal is one of many the Open

Tagged with: , , , , , ,