Open Data: A History

This term “open data” is becoming increasingly commonplace. That’s what is all about. But what is open data? A new article in the Paris Tech Review offers a snapshot of how open data was born, its evolving purpose, and … Continued

One Click and We’ll Give You Millions

While lists its holdings at almost 400,000 datasets, the fact is, is the link to millions of public datasets. Many Federal agencies post their data collections on as single entities. In addition, is host to tools, … Continued

CKAN: the Horizon for 2.0

 Recently, we marked another milestone in’s evolution. Members of the Open Knowledge Foundation met in Washington, D.C., with the team and Federal Agencies to discuss the next iteration of  Within months, will see major enhancements around … Continued Celebrates Third Anniversary

May 21, 2012 marks the third anniversary of the U.S. government’s open data site, The first national open data site, led the way in opening government data around the world. Now 30 countries host open data sites and … Continued