Agencies get how-to on open data compliance | FCW

Agencies are expected to deliver on several elements of President Barack Obama’s executive order on open data by Nov. 1, including creation and publication of a list of data assets. To steer these efforts, the Office of Management and Budget … Continued

White House Expands Guidance on Promoting Open Data | Nextgov

White House officials have announced expanded technical guidance to help agencies make more data accessible to the public in machine-readable formats. Following up on President Obama’s May executive order linking the pursuit of open data to economic growth, innovation and … Continued

Creating a Status Feed for Contracting Data | Washington Post

Since President Obama announced the Open Data Initiative in 2009 — emphasizing government transparency — its flagship site,, has grown from 47 data sets to hundreds of thousands, providing more fodder for entrepreneurs such as Nash. “Start-ups like mine … Continued