OPEN Government Data Act

Labor creates Data Board to oversee agency data strategy decisions

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

Following the requirements of the recently-signed OPEN Government Data Act, the agency also announced it has created a chief data officer position.

U.S. finally submits fourth National Action Plan for Open Government

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

The plan is the first created under the Trump administration.

The future of the OPEN Government Data Act relies largely on what CDOs do with it

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Advocates hope that the CDOs will be able to help agencies overcome a "natural bureaucratic aversion to openness."

Data Foundation report reveals overwhelming optimism about the state of open data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Data standardization, sharing and use has improved in the past year and will continue on this upward trajectory, expert interviewees say.

The OPEN Government Data Act is now law

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Federal open data, and the role of the chief data officer, just got a boost.

The OPEN Government Data Act is on its way to being law

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The legislation will require that all non-sensitive government data is made available in machine readable formats by default.

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