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Stories related to ‘open data’

Cuomo Launches #OpenNY Website for Public Data

Cuomo Launches #OpenNY Website for Public Data

NYers now have access to local state and federal government data with Andrew Como's launch of a new website. The site data is searchable by government agency, municipality, ZIP code or subject area and includes budget, crime, health, public service, economic and recreational data. Thus far only [Full Story…]

NYC Agencies Comply With #OpenData Law

NYC Agencies Comply With #OpenData Law

After midnight tonight citizens and government officials in NYC will all be able to view public data uploaded from city agencies all in one portal. One year ago today, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an open data law that by 2018 will require agencies to make as much data public as possible. There [Full Story…]

Open Connecticut Makes State’s Financial Data Available Online

Open Connecticut Makes State's Financial Data Available Online

At the launch of a new website allowing residents to look up state financial information, CT Comptroller Kevin Lembo said, that while citizens pay taxes, few know where the funds come from and where they go. “It’s your money, and you have a right to know,” he said in a statement. Open Connecticut, [Full Story…]

NY Moves Ahead With Road Map for the Digital City

NY Moves Ahead With Road Map for the Digital City

NY's chief digital officer Rachel Sterne, along with Mayor Bloomberg, have created the Road Map for the Digital City. Split into four strategic categories, the road map focuses on: Access to Technology, Open Government, Engagement and Industry. Access has been strengthened by providing Wi-Fi [Full Story…]

With Open Data Availability, A Rise in City Apps in NY

With Open Data Availability, A Rise in City Apps in NY

With the rise of open data and its recent availability, more city/government apps have been developed to turn data into useful and helpful information in cities around the  U.S.  ABC News give the NY example of the NYC BigApps competition, as programmers got to work with NY city data to build apps [Full Story…]

New York City Council Talks Open Data

New York City Council Talks Open Data

NYConvergence ORIGINALby: Amy Berryhill New York City's data belongs to the taxpayers, and some City Council members would like to see it made more readily available to them. Council Members Daniel Garodnick and Gale Brewer led a public hearing yesterday, giving both the Bloomberg Administration [Full Story…]

City Council Bill Introduces Open Data Idea for NYC

City Council Bill Introduces Open Data Idea for NYC

In NYC's City Council, there is a new bill being spearheaded by Gale Brewer, the chair of the Council's Technology in Government Committee.  The bill, which is up for public hearing on June 29, is aimed at creating new open data standards for the city. If passed, the bill would compile [Full Story…]