White House Asks for Help with Data.Gov and OGD Dashboard

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The White House is soliciting feedback on Data.Gov and its Open Government Directive Dashboard. Here is the nub of their request for your participation:

1.       Open Government Dashboard: The Open Government Directive calls for the creation of an Open Government Dashboard to measure progress and impact. Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Beth Noveck is looking for your input, including as to the metrics by which we measure success.  Click here to participate.

2.       Future of Data.gov: The Open Government Directive instructs all federal agencies to make available high-value data that promote national priorities and improve the lives of everyday Americans through Data.gov.  Yet the current version of Data.gov is just the beginning. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra asks for your help in shaping the future of this key open government platform. As part of the Data.gov Dialogue, you can download the draft plans, submit a new idea, or comment on someone else’s.  We look forward to Evolving Data.gov with you.

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  • The Open Government Directive issued on December 8, 2009, called on the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer to create an Open Government Dashboard to assess the state of open government in the Executive Branch. The Dashboard tracks agency progress on the deliverables set out in the Directive, including each agency’s Open Government Plan.

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  • It only goes to show where there’s will there’s a way. Keep on trying.