The floodgates are open, and data is flowing. Big data is changing business; open data is changing the business of government. Open data not only provides greater transparency through access to information. But it also improves government decision-making and operations, enables new forms of constituent engagement, facilitates new services delivery, opens new avenues for economic development, and gives rise to new government processes.
This presentation explores the evolution of the open data movement, providing examples of the government transformation it has enabled and best practices for launching an open data initiative gleaned from the early adopters.
- The Evolution Of Open Data Initiatives
- Primary Drivers Of Open Data Initiatives
- A "How-to" Guide For Getting Started
- Open Vendor Platforms Options
- Key Takeaways
Vendors mentioned: Atos, Cap Gemini, CKAN, DataMarket, Data Publica, ESRI, Junar, SeeClickFix, and Socrata.