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

Federal R&D Facilities: Open for Collaboration

Today the Obama Administration is upgrading Research.Data.gov to include, for the first time in one place, machine-readable data on over 700 Federal R&D facilities that may be utilized by external entrepreneurs and innovators to research, prototype, and test new technologies. These … 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