Open Government Data Ramps Up | GovWin Network

This month’s executive order and administrative policy on open data come four years after the launch of and an order tasking agencies to provide at least three “high-value datasets.” The hype is already building around the impact of the next phase of open government data.

Following the executive order issued on May 9, 2013, Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued an Open Data Policy establishing guidance for agencies to release data in “open, machine-readable formats.” (Even the policy itself is open.)