State of Illinois Grows Innovation Economy
The State of Illinois Open Data site is an integral part of the Illinois Innovation Council’s plan to promote economic growth through innovation and the engagement of citizens, developers, academia and industry. Currently the site hosts data from multiple state agencies as well as federated data from Data.Gov. In total, this site presents a powerful tool for innovators to create value-added assets utilizing data from data.illinois.gov.
“The Open Data initiative in Illinois is part of a purposeful and deliberate project-driven approach focused on creating new opportunities for non-government actors who can apply their creativity and critical thinking to transform Illinois’s public data into innovative new services”
Andrew Ross, COO, State of Illinois More…