Stuart replied to the topic The best and brightest in local government blogging? in the forum Miscellaneous 9 years, 6 months ago
The Business.gov Community has several blogs geared towards small business owners. Topics range from compliance with federal, state and local laws as well as information outside the government space. Choose your flavor…
Stuart replied to the topic How Equipped Is Your Agency To Meet The President’s Open Gov Directive? in the forum Forum Discussions 9 years, 8 months ago
Andrew, glad you asked. Business.gov, an SBA program, has just published four datasets that meet the Open Government Directive. You can find all of them on Business.gov and the first three on Data.gov.
The four datasets include:
– Federal, State and Local Loans & Grants for Small Businesses
– Federal, State and Local Licenses & Permits Required…[Read more]
Indeed, we’ve run into the “download only” road block several times when trying to provide quality information on business.gov. Nevertheless, it is possible to write scripts that will pull the data from an FTP site, say, reformat it and make it usable.
But publishing is only a small problem. More importantly, much of the data is locked in Excel…[Read more]
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