Data.gov Turns Six!

Today is the sixth anniversary of Data.gov. Data.gov was launched on May 21, 2009 with just 47 datasets. It currently features over 130,000 datasets from across the country including those from 83 Federal agencies and sub-agencies. Since the landmark 2013 … Continued

Announcing the Data.gov Help Desk

Data.gov launches a new data driven customer service platform to request data and report problems or improvements with existing data. New tools are making it easier to submit complaints, comments, and petitions to your government online and through mobile applications. … Continued

Open with Apps

Data.gov now enables the public to open data directly with apps like Plotly and CartoDB for robust visualization and analysis. New tools are making it easier to visualize and analyze data at the click of a button. Data.gov is proud … 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