Socrata, Inc., together with public advocacy organizations and Government 2.0 thought leaders Sunlight Foundation, Personal Democracy Forum, GovLoop, Code for America and David Eaves, today released the findings of the Open Government Data Benchmark Study, which surveyed citizens, government employees … Continued
December 8 was the one year anniversary of the White House Open Government Directive , which which required federal agencies to take steps to achieve key milestones in transparency, participation, and collaboration.
It has been one year since President Obama’s Open Government Directive mandating that the federal government become more transparent by publishing data online. Since that time, agencies have embraced the directive in varying degrees. But up until now there has … Continued