Category Archives: Open.Gov

Way to Go O-H-I-O: DataOhio Initiative

Hudson Hollister of the Data Transparency Coalition reports at DataOhio Initiative: Open Data Brings Better Government and Business Opportunities

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Data Transparency Coalition Invites Media and Public to DATA Act Demo Day ‐ July 10

Microsoft, Teradata Corporation, and Other Leading Tech Companies Will Demonstrate How Standardized Federal Spending Data would Enhance Fraud Detection, Govt. Management, and Transparency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coalition Contact: Hudson Hollister: / 312‐493‐7533 PR Contact: Beth Dozier: / 202‐429‐1833 PDF WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 27, 2012) – The Data Transparency Coalition, the only group unifying […]

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Fedgov Financial Geo-Mapping [My Knight Foundation News Challenge Entry]

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Now with downloadable kml displaying your tax dollar expenditures! You’ll have to supply a Zip Code and look to the bottom right hand corner of the results map frame border. Note: if you look at this example data for 37203 you’ll see that each job is valued at $762,438 (for a three year span). “Somebody […]

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Call for Proposals: International Open Government Data Conference 2012 World Bank, July 10-12, DC

Colleagues, Please note the call for session and talk proposals for the International Open Government Data Conference 2012 to be held on July 10-12th in Washington DC and co-hosted by the World Bank and the US Government’s team: (follow link to “Call for Sessions/Papers”) With both an “Open Government” and “Open Development” perspective, […]

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Why @TheGigCity Should Sponsor an Open Data Challenge

Because I said so:

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ENGAGE project, funded by the European Commission under the e-Infrastructures Programme, aims at the deployment and use of an advanced service infrastructure, incorporating distributed and diverse public sector information resources as well as data curation, semantic annotation and visualisation tools, capable of supporting scientific collaboration and governance-related research from multi-disciplinary scientific communities, while also empowering […]

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Let’s Liveblog the February 2012 NGA meeting, shall we?

Editorial: spend the $$$ used for petroleum busing rural kid’s on building out high speed bandwidth, make teachers aware of open source like edubuntu and libre office and use statewide computer purchases to knock down prices / costs. If you can feed at a faith-based site, why can’t your teach virtual courses there? Wi-fi aplenty […]

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Open Government Partnership Live Webcast and Liveblog Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM EST

Open Government Partnership When: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM Washington time Live Webcast and Liveblog at: Direct webcast links: mms:// (Windows Media) and (Flash Player) Share your comments via Twitter: #OGP or #wblive Description: You are cordially invited to watch a webcast and participate in a liveblog during an event […]

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