Bringing together the U.S. Open Government data community: agencies’ open data points of contact, data stewards, Open Government Working Group members, scientists, developers, and more. This is your place to share experiences, examples, and best practices.

Liberating government data to improve American lives

Article: Altering Shipping Routes for Offshore Wind

Rerouting ships to open up areas for offshore wind development could save billions of dollars in construction and operating costs for the renewable energy source, according to new findings by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment … Continued

Five Years of Open Data—Making a Difference

by Jeanne Holm In May 2009, Data.gov was an experiment. There were questions: would people use the data? would agencies share the data? and would it make a difference? We’ve all come a long way to answering those questions, starting … Continued

Welcome to Resources for Agency Data Publishers!

Bringing together the U.S. Open Government data community: agencies’ open data points of contact, data stewards, Open Government Working Group members, scientists, developers, and more. This is your place to share experiences, examples, and best practices. Liberating government data to … Continued

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Agencies are making a difference in all aspects of people’s lives through the datasets they’re making available on Data.gov. From apps to maps, health to wealth and more, share the ways your datasets are being used! Read More

President Obama on January 21, 2009

“My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.  We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency … Continued