Making Data More Accessible

Federal, State and Local Data Consolidation

In the old days, information was a one-way avenue; government would distribute information to news and media outlets that then added their political or demographic agenda and redistributed it to the general public in the form of censored TV newscasts, radio shows and other legacy media outlets. Welcome to the 21st century and to a world driven by information technology shared and crowdsourced by social media such as ...more »

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Monitoring Data.gov for data relationships that could be exploited to do harm

The idea behind Data.gov and the increased openness of government information is powerful and has the promise to drive increased accountability and spur innovation. The potential for the data to be used to enhance the lives of citizens and improve intergovernmental effectiveness is inherently clear. As Data.gov launches, it will be exciting to watch it grow and its impact evolve. However, the potential for the data ...more »

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Data.gov 1.0 - Create practical framework for the Agencies to assess, extract, cleanse and publish data

Open Government requires open information. That information certainly exists – more information than we can imagine (point A). Data.gov establishes a platform for publishing that data and driving innovation against that data (point C). How does the agency prudently, safely and accurately move information from point A to point C? First, the agency must assess which information will be published. An argument can ...more »

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Include StratML among sets of data available at Data.gov

About StraML: Strategy Markup Language (StratML) is an XML vocabulary and schema for strategic plans. Its purposes include: * Facilitate the sharing, referencing, indexing, discovery, linking, reuse, and analyses of the elements of strategic plans, including goal and objective statements as well as the names and descriptions of stakeholder groups and any other content commonly included in strategic plans. * Enable ...more »

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