NYC Comptroller Increases Value of Financial Services with Open Data

The New York City Comptroller, John C. Liu, took a unique approach to delivering financial services for city employees. By placing detailed information about the New York City Retirement System online, New York City has bridged the gap between fragmented internal data silos that previously limited access to public data, in the process creating a healthy ecosystem for transparency and accountability. New York City is now able to benefit from a friction-less environment between employees and important financial information.

“Sunlight will inherently create proper incentives to save money for the City, which is more important than ever before, and goes a long way to restore accountability and public confidence in City government.”
John C. Liu, Comptroller, New York City More…

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