Posts Tagged: xml

Publishing Government Data That Developers Will Actually Use

Despite increasing public support (as well as a number of executive mandates) publishing public data in a machine-readable format is not as simple as pressing the “publish” button. Why? Equally important as exposing the information itself is fostering a vibrant developer ecosystem around it. By making the publishing agency, not the public, responsible for making… Read more »

BP oil spill calls for a win-win Regulation 3.0 approach

I’m going to be submitting this as an op-ed later today. Any comments would be gratefully appreciated! The Off-shore Oil Crisis Demands a Switch to Win-Win Regulation 3.0 Strategy by W. David Stephenson The Obama Administration’s proposal to make the off-shore oil drilling safety program independent of the Minerals Management Service doesn’t address a more… Read more »

Don’t miss the event of this fall: National NIEM Trng Event in Baltimore on Sep 30- Oct 2

Come and learn about “The Tools to Make IT More Agile and Cost-Efficient!” The NIEM National Training Event, the definitive conference on the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) and information sharing, is expected to draw more than 600 IT professionals from around the United States. The event will be held at the Hilton Baltimore in… Read more »

Making Recovery.gov first step toward smart regulation

(This post appeared originally in the Huffington Post, Feb. 23, 2009. Reprinted with permission) The Obama Administration created Recovery.gov as a critical stimulus component, taking a “don’t trust us, track us” approach to assure funds are distributed quickly and fairly and “recipients and uses of all recovery funds are transparent.” It will also provide clues… Read more »