The Data Foundation and Grant Thornton Public Sector today released the third edition of The State of the Union of Open Data, which draws on 33 in-depth interviews with senior government and private-sector leaders. This year’s report surveyed leaders in the open data world about the current landscape of in three categories: data standardization, publication and sharing, and use.
On December 5, 2018, the Data Foundation and Workiva (NYSE:WK) released the report, Transparent State and Local Financial Reporting: The Case for an Open Data CAFR, which recommends that state and local governments publish Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) as open data.
Today the Data Foundation and MorganFranklin Consulting released Transforming Federal Grant Reporting: Current Challenge, Future Vision. The report reviews technical and cultural challenges facing grant management communities in the context of data quality improvements in the federal government and presents potential solutions.
The Data Foundation is excited to announce the support of Bloomberg, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), and REI Systems as of March 2018. Steve Meizanis, Bloomberg’s Global Head of Entity Content Management, and Stephan Wolf, CEO of the GLEIF, will be nominated to the Data Foundation’s Board of Directors on May 10, 2018.
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Ninety-seven percent of government data experts said they’ve seen their organizations’ use of open data improve over the past year, according to the Data Foundation’s annual State of the Union of Open Data report. They attributed the progress largely to measures like the DATA Act, which has given agencies a steady stream of information to fuel dashboards, analytics and fraud detection efforts.
A new report by the Data Foundation and Grant Thornton highlights the growing use of open data across the government and the private sector, which has been helping officials manage their resources.
The State of The Union of Open Data, a report released by the Data Foundation on Wednesday, finds widespread agreement that progress is being made across a variety of organizations on data standardization, data sharing, and data usage.
Government officials are feeling overwhelmingly positive about the status and prospects of open data. This is the essence of a new study released by the Data Foundation. Dubbed the “State of the Union of Open Data,” the report is the group’s third annual, written by consultant Jim Harper and Adam Hughes, of Grant Thornton Public Sector.