Posts Tagged: Data Transparency 2015

Open Data is more than Transparency

Open data is not just a conversation about government accountability or transparency. The argument surpasses politics, as was underlined this summer at the Data Transparency Coalition’s DATA Act Summit when Ralph Nader and Grover Norquist appeared together to speak in support of making government information searchable and accessible. The conversation is really about how we… Read more »

Current Change & Future Vision for Open Data

Open data not only promises needed innovation and government reform, but also unique business opportunities benefiting government and private sector entities alike. Government is not the only driver of data transformation. Grassroots innovators working in specific information areas like geospatial, initiated most open data transformations. These efforts were aided by President Obama’s 2013 Open Data… Read more »