Governor O’Malley’s Team Leads a Citizen Engagement Revolution

Pioneering, innovative and ahead of their peers – the team in Governor O’Malley’s office in Maryland created one of the first and most impactful open data portals by any government agency. Credited with improving public school outcomes, healthcare availability and crime fighting efforts, Maryland’s GovStat site is a model for other agencies that want to use open data to improve citizens’ lives.

“The Governor lives and breathes StateStat”
Beth Blauer, Director, StateStat (Retired), State of Maryland More…

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State weighs open data project to improve public information
by Andy Rosen, Baltimore Sun, April 25, 2012

Maryland StateStat Director Discusses Efficiency Measurement in Government
by Andy Opsahl, Government Technology, December 23, 2010

INTERVIEW WITH: Beth Blauer, director of Maryland’s StateStat
by Katherine Barrett And Richard Greene, IBM Center for the Business of Government, March 24, 2010