Check out Data.gov’s new Metrics Page

Data.gov recently updated its Metrics page to provide greater detail and transparency to the progress of the Data.gov catalog.   Data.gov is primarily a metadata catalog, providing information about, and links to, open datasets made available by federal agencies and participating … Continued

The Northeast Regional Ocean Council and Maritime Data

When it comes to ocean planning, there are multiple user groups, activity types, natural resources, and physical forces to consider.  In the face of such complexity, local planning efforts can benefit from federally funded consistent data collection and sharing, especially when involving … Continued

Liberating data for public value: The case of Data.gov

Dear Open Data Enthusiasts, Below is an abstract of “Liberating data for public value: The case of Data.gov,” International Journal of Information Management (2016). Abstract Public agencies around the globe are liberating their data. Drawing on a case of Data.gov, … Continued

Expanding Opportunity with Open Data: A White House Demo

The White House is working with local governments and technologists who are using open data on access to opportunity to create digital tools that help people advocate for resources in their communities. This effort focuses on facilitating the development of … Continued