The ultimate potential of open government lies in its ability to improve human wellbeing. Greater public participation in
Momentum is building. At the London Anti-Corruption Summit this year, 40 countries have agreed that public contracts should
From March through June 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise ran a series of four Open Data Roundtables. These events brought together a total of 290 experts from inside and outside of government.
The next administration's task will be to solidify the gains that have already been made, shape a new vision for a data-driven democracy, and ensure that the leadership and resources are there to make that vision a reality.
Lawmakers voted against publicly releasing informative, taxpayer-funded reports.
When you look up the weather forecast, use an app to plan your commute, or check an online ratings site to find a local doctor
The future of government contracting is open. Paper-based, fraud-prone systems make precarious foundations for a 21st century economy.
Getting governments to open up in fundamentally new ways is not easy; but North and South, through the OGP it is happening
Both Congress and the tech community can learn a thing or two from each other. Taking a page from innovative industries can radically transform the way elected officials represent their constituencies and change the way policy gets made.
You'd have to be living under a rock to think opioid addiction is anything less than a public health crisis in America--a problem that's reaching truly epidemic proportions, ravaging lives across the country.
The two bottom areas of the chart represent cases in which the agency responded with something (more below on what that something
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On Sunday, the Internet experienced a meltdown of a different kind. With an unprecedented 2.6 terabytes of data, or 11.5 million confidential documents leaked from a popular Panamanian corporate service provider, there is now an impressive amount of investigation going on.
These Roundtables are being held at a time when new uses for government data are being developed almost daily. New and established businesses are finding novel ways to use data on weather, finance, demographics, energy, and more.
It's the second strange occurrence in the courtroom this week.
The court won't release expedited audio of two historic cases it will hear soon.
Hillary, Rahm, Snyder, Walker -- the list goes on.