Sonny Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer, State of Hawaii
Ashley Casovan, Strategic Coordinator, City of Edmonton, Alberta
David Eaves, Open Innovation Expert, Eaves Consulting
Kathleen Vokes, ENERGY STAR Program Manager, EnergyStar
Prasanna Lal Das, Lead Program Officer (Knowledge & Innovation), World Bank
Kin Lane, The API Evangelist
Kristin Russell, CIO, State of Colorado
Ashley Massey, Public Information Officer, Oregon State Marine Board
Chris Moore, Chief Information Officer, City of Edmonton, Alberta
Sandra Moscoso, Web Program Manager, World Bank
Andrew Nicklin, Technology Research and Development and Open Strategies, New York City
Wally Rogers, E-Government Program Manager, State of Oregon
Dianna Anderson, Director of Information Architecture, State of Colorado
Bill Schrier, Former CIO, City of Seattle
Lara Torvi, Communications Manager, New York City
Derek Eder, Owner and Principal Developer, DataMade
Tom Schnek, Director of Analytics and Performance Management, City of Chicago
An API (application programming interface), at its most basic level, allows your product or service to talk to other products or services. In this way, an API allows you to open up data and functionality to other developers and to other businesses.
A CSV (comma separated values) file is a specially formatted, plain text file which stores spreadsheet or basic database-style information in a very simple format, with one record on each line, and each field within that record separated by a comma.
DCAT is an research description foundation (RDF) vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web.
ETL is short for extract, transform, load, three database functions that are combined into one tool to pull data out of one database and place it into another database.
GTFS (general transit feed specification) defines a common format for public transportation schedules and associated geographic information.
KML (keyhole markup language) is an XML grammar and file format for modeling and storing geographic features such as points, lines, images, polygons, and models for display.
RDF (resource description framework) is a standard model for data interchange on the Web.
The representational state transfer (REST) architectural style describes six constraints: uniform interface, stateless, cacheable, client-server, layered system, and code on demand (optional).
With RSS (rich site summary) it is possible to distribute up-to-date Web content from one website to thousands of other websites around the world.
SEO stands for “search engine optimization.” It is the process of getting traffic from the “free,” “organic,” “editorial” or “natural” listings on search engines, like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.
A Shapefile is a digital vector (non-topological) storage format for storing geometric location and associated attribute information.
The original file extension used for Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
XML (extensible markup language) is a simple, very flexible text format derived from SGML (standardized general markup language) (ISO 8879).