Five Years of Open Data—Making a Difference

by Jeanne Holm In May 2009, Data.gov was an experiment. There were questions: would people use the data? would agencies share the data? and would it make a difference? We’ve all come a long way to answering those questions, starting … Continued

Agencies get how-to on open data compliance | FCW

Agencies are expected to deliver on several elements of President Barack Obama’s executive order on open data by Nov. 1, including creation and publication of a list of data assets. To steer these efforts, the Office of Management and Budget … Continued

Indexing Datasets on Next.Data.gov

Until November 9, 2013, search results on Next.Data.gov and data.gov may differ. Why? On May 9, 2013, President Obama issued an Executive Order (and OMB issued an accompanying policy memo) making “open” the new default for non-sensitive federal government data. Before … Continued