5 Reasons Why Good Governments Should Embrace Open Data

Jonathan Reichental is the CIO of the City of Palo Alto, Calif., and one of the world’s leading proponents of open data. Why is he so big the idea of giving citizens access to the data their governments collect? Because … Continued

County Business Patterns

An annual series that provides economic data by industry and is particularly useful for studying the economic activity of small areas. The County Business Patterns can also be used for analyzing economic changes over time and for businesses, is helpful for analyzing market … Continued

Digital Cities from the Ground Up

Cities are sharing open data because they “see an opportunity to save money and provide services more efficiently or citizens demand government services that can compete with the private sector.” Find out how Data.gov is part of the national infrastructure … Continued