Government is increasingly riding the digital transformation wave with the adoption of sophisticated technology solutions that provide enhanced customer engagement, improved efficiency and lower costs.
Congress looks to strengthen open data policies with new legislation.
On April 13, key Congressional oversight leaders gathered to check on the health of the DATA Act. Their prognosis? Good, but not out of the woods yet. The joint oversight hearing brought officials from the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Treasury Department, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and… Read more »
USDA’s National Agriculture Library is using open data to make its massive collection of agricultural research accessible to citizens, journalists and anyone who wants to see it.
See how Texas is making a big push for more data.
Web applications, which present information in visually appealing and interactive ways, are a great way to serve the needs of many customers. These apps allow you not just to open up your data, but to present it in a format specifically designed for a particular customer segment.
The proposed Financial Transparency Act brings about a lot of questions. How exactly will it transform financial regulation? The video below explains how: Most financial regulatory agencies still use outdated document-based formats, instead of standardized, open data, to collect information from the financial industry. The Financial Transparency Act (H.R. 2477), introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa and… Read more »
Data won’t do much good if it’s not presented in a way that makes it easy to access, use, and customize into something that best serves customers.
Currently, there is no electronic way to aggregate all the information that a company reports to the government — even if the information is publicly available. But the rise of legal entity identifiers (LEI) could change that and transform financial regulation for the U.S. government and around the world.
Open data may not be sufficient to solve some of our toughest social problems. Skilled data professionals working with government officials and neighborhood stakeholders in partnership to develop new solutions requires good data, but also trust.