Marks First U.S. Customer for Award-Winning OpenDataSoft
Search and Discover Authoritative Information from Any ArcGIS Open Data Website
As a direct result of customer feedback, the U.S. Census Bureau recently updated two key tools on census.gov with new features to make accessing statistics easier than ever before.
We’d like to hear from you with a little feedback and comments regarding Open Government and OpenData. We’d like you to share your favorite resources, comment on the state of OpenGov and provide some general feedback… enjoy, and thanks for participating!
An interesting update from Socrata as they share results of their recent survey on OpenData use in Government
This week the State of Arkansas announced that its official website, Arkansas.gov, has been named the third best state government website in the country in the annual “Best of the Web” competition sponsored by the Center for Digital Government. This marks the ninth year in a row the state portal has received a top 10 national ranking, including its […]
The Open Government Partnership Open Data Working Group is interested in receiving research proposals for work exploring the technical and practical implications of Open Data. These grants are administered by the Web Foundation and supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and will initially support research projects to take place between November 2014 and […]
A topic that is hugely hot these days, particularly with the GeoTech crowd, is Open Data. I spent an evening in the meeting chambers at our local City Hall discussing OpenData with about 2 dozen other geeks with nothing better to do on a Monday night.
Recall it was in February (seems ages ago!) when Esri’s Andrew Turner (@ajturner) lifted the lid off the Esri Open Data initiative, and effort to help Governments meet their mandate to be more transparent and serve the public with more open data – enter ArcGIS Open Data. I’m a huge fan of such efforts, mainly […]
Welcome again to another Geo / Location Tech news roundup. Prepare to hear lots about OpenGov, OpenData and the likes this week as there’s a ton of activity in that space this month. Just today details of the Knight Foundation news challenge has been trending on Twitter – this is a cool effort to help […]