Whether you’re looking to increase citizen satisfaction, create a robust digital environment to drive job creation, or maximize the impact of their limited resources, open data can help your organization achieve its goals. In this new GovLoop pocket guide, we show you how.
For far too long, the government’s data assets have been locked away in siloed systems, in less-than-ideal formats and with little incentive for agencies to share data across bureaus or with the public. But that’s changing. The open data movement is driving government to make its data more accessible to the public in formats that… Read more »
It is the government’s responsibility to use the asset of data to drive better decisions, provide innovative services and enable fact-based decision-making in ways that will fundamentally transform 21st-century society.
Most of us don’t think twice before powering up navigation apps, weather apps and other nifty resources on our mobile devices. Apps such as Zillow and Trulia put housing market data at our fingertips, and the travel search engine KAYAK has made shopping for flights, hotels and rental cars that much easier. Besides the ease… Read more »
Open data fuels innovation, improves transparency and enables better decision-making in government. No matter what your level of experience with open data, these 15 lessons and interactive exercises will help you appreciate the impact and importance of open data.
If your role is connected to opening government data or you would like to educate other stakeholders responsible for its public release, we know it can be tough to see or convince others of the benefits. Never fear! This course is designed to help you.
Imagine being able to visualize your data so you could see the impacts of potential policies and decisions. You could bring to life information that has typically been one dimensional, and place data into a geographic context, giving you the ability to see patterns and trends you had not seen before. By incorporating maps into… Read more »
For over 40 years Esri has been a leader in helping organizations harness the power of data. In this infographic, we show the power of crafting an open data program and GIS. With the ArcGIS platform, you can build an open data strategy that best suits your needs. Whether you’re looking to catalog your data… Read more »
For years, data advocates have championed open data initiatives to create more efficient government and economic opportunities. They argued that through open data, government could support emerging markets rather than create additional expensive public programs. And as our most recent GovLoop guide shows, that vision is coming to life. Take the case of Trulia, an online… Read more »