A new report by the Data Foundation and Grant Thornton LLP “seeks to capture the moment, provide a vision of the future, and catalyze further efforts for the open data movement.” It includes interviews with more than 40 Congressional and agency leaders, open data experts and advocates, and private sector leaders. It also has a a brief history and timeline of the open data movement
- The State Of The Union Of Open Data, 2016, by Alison Gill, Hudson Hollister, and Adam Hughes, The Data Foundation and Grant Thornton.
NextGov has a brief summary of the report:
- The Progress and Pitfalls of Government’s Open Data Efforts By Frank Konkel NextGov (November 2, 2016)
“[I]t’s one thing to put the data out there for the public to consume or to potentially spark new industries; it’s another to standardize those data sets.”
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