How Louisville’s History of Published Service Calls is Transforming 311

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The city of Louisville has become one of the first to publish comprehensive citizen service request data using an Open 311-compatible bulk dataset — 23 years’ worth, to be exact. Louisville’s data is hosted by GovDelivery DKAN, providing the city with a variety of cataloging, publishing, and visualization options for their datasets. Now with the… Read more »



GovDelivery Named A 2016 International Data Corporation Innovator

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has named GovDelivery a 2016 IDC Innovator for both the Smart City Open Data Platforms and Location-Based Smart City Engagement Tools markets. GovDelivery Open Data Systems (NuCivic) was named an IDC Innovator in the smart city open data platforms market for 2016. GovDelivery offers a complete open source data solution with a full suite of… Read more »




Open Data Encourages New Research for USDA

The United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Agricultural Library (USDA NAL) wanted a way to further its mission of encouraging new research and offering a repository for research findings. With its open data portal, USDA NAL can now do both, all while being in compliance with the federal open data initiative.

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The End of Check Box Open Data  

Is open data something your agency has checked off its list of technology initiatives, only to move on to new projects? For many agencies, open data is something that has been marked as completed, even when it has failed to drive the results, innovation, conversations or changes in behavior that teams had originally hoped for… Read more »


3 Things Every Government Agency Should Know about Open Source Technology

Building and sustaining new technology has always been a collaborative process. From the people who develop it, to the people who explain what it can do, to people who use it in new ways, nearly everyone has taken part in creating, promoting, or transforming technology in some way during their lifetimes. Open source takes this… Read more »