Data Foundation and Grant Thornton Report on Open Data Highlights Opportunities and Challenges in Coming Years

Data Foundation and Grant Thornton Report on Open Data Highlights Opportunities and Challenges in Coming Years

Today the Data Foundation and Grant Thornton released a new report, The State of the Union of Open Data 2016, which compiles the views of the government and technology leaders who participated in Data Transparency 2016 (DT2016), the nation’s largest-ever open data conference. DT2016, which took place in Washington on September 28, featured the White House Open Data Innovation Summit as one of its program tracks.

Data Foundation to Host Data Transparency 2016

Data Foundation to Host Data Transparency 2016

The Data Foundation is thrilled to announce its fourth annual open data conference, Data Transparency 2016. DT2016 will bring together government leaders, transparency advocates, and the technology industry to transform government information from disconnected documents into open data. DT2016 will be held on Wednesday, September 28, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

As one of its program tracks, DT2016 will feature the first-ever federal Open Data Summit, a celebration of eight years of open data progress by federal agencies across diverse domains like energy, health care, and transportation.

Data Coalition announces name change and sister organization

Data Coalition announces name change and sister organization

The Data Transparency Coalition is changing its name to Data Coalition. Today also marks the launch of the Data Foundation, the nation’s first industry-focused open data research organization. Through research, education, and programming, the new Foundation will illuminate the benefits of transforming government information into standardized, open data.