Launching the Police Data Initiative

Today, the President is in Camden to talk about the promising progress that city is making in enhancing community policing. Last December, President Obama launched the Task Force on 21st Century Policing to better understand specific policing challenges and help communities identify actions they can take to improve law enforcement and … Continued

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

Data.gov Places as a Top 8 Finalist for 2015 Innovation Awards

On February 5, 2015, more than 800 government and industry IT attendees voted for their favorite technological innovation at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. From the original pool of more than 100 contestants, Data.gov … Continued