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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | April 2014

This issue includes:

  • Webinar: Apps for Understanding Government Finances
  • How to Create an Open Data Policy
  • Replay: Open Data Connector for Microsoft Office 365™
  • Socrata + Ethos: Bringing Open Performance to Europe
  • Socrata Supports CfA Peer Network to Drive Innovation
  • 5 Government Processes Replaced by Open Data
  • Sunshine Week Puts a Spotlight on Open Data Efforts
  • Congressional Caucus: How Open Data Creates Jobs
  • GovTech Asks: Why Should You Care About Open Data?
  • Hackathons Generate a World of Creativity and Fun

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | March 2014

This issue includes:

  • Webinar: Socrata Open Data Connector for Office 365™
  • Why Data Must Drive Decisions in Government
  • 3 Examples of Data-Driven Government in Action
  • Open Data Day Unites Civic Hackers Around the World
  • How Data Affects Government and the Economy
  • The Citizen Benefits of Open Data
  • APIs Should Be the Default for Publishing Open Data
  • Groupshot Provides Open Data for the Unwired World
  • Alberta Pushes the Open Data Movement in Canada
  • Gainesville, Fla. Holds Its Inaugural Hoggetowne Hack
  • An Artist’s BigApps Story – Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos
  • The Socrata Intern Report – Rene Miller

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | February 2014

This issue includes:

  • Open Data: What It Is and Why You Need It
  • (Webinar Replay) Data in Action
  • The DATA Act: What It Is and What It Represents
  • New Video: Data for All of Us
  • Open Data Had a Busy Year in 2013
  • Highlighting the Value of Open Data
  • Deadline Passed for Federal Open Data Mandate
  • The Importance of Engaged Open Data Activists
  • Open Data Sparks Passion Among Montgomery Citizens
  • San Mateo County Measures Performance with Data
  • The Benefits of Executive Buy-In
  • 5 Tips for Getting Citizens Engaged with Your Data
  • Create Powerful Socrata Charts More Easily than Ever

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | January 2014

This issue includes:

  • Open Innovation Magazine Reviews State of Open Data
  • Webinar: How Leading Cities Measure Performance
  • Webinar Replay: Creating a Great Citizen Experience
  • Introducing Civic Awesome, Weekly Open Data News
  • Open Data Had a Busy Year in 2013
  • Highlighting the Value of Open Data
  • Deadline Passed for Federal Open Data Mandate
  • The Importance of Engaged Open Data Activists
  • East and West Coast Approaches to Open Government
  • Data Visualization: Gothamist’s Best Maps
  • Code for Seattle: Civic Hack Night
  • New York State Hosts Health Code-a-Thon

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | December 2013

This issue includes:

  • DATA Act Sets New U.S. Open Data Standard
  • Regione Lombardia: Designed for Growth
  • 2013 Digital Survey Winners Announced
  • Smart City Expo Promotes a Bright Technological Future
  • Congress of Cities Unites U.S. City Leaders
  • World Bank Adds 5 New Languages to Open Data Portal
  • France Expands Its Open Data Efforts
  • New Open Data Programs in Dallas, D.C., and Indiana
  • Meet Thought Leaders and Speakers from Socrata

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | November 2013

This issue includes:

  • Code for America Summit Enriches Open Data Community
  • Socrata Contributes to Civic Data Standards
  • Socrata Joins Open Data Institute
  • Los Angeles Launches Open Data Portal
  • Socrata Releases Open Data Events Page
  • Nov. 30 Deadline: Update on Federal Open Data Mandate
  • VERGE 2013 Hosts First San Francisco Datapalooza
  • Healthcare: Open Data Empowers Patients
  • Code Michigan Inspires Creative Apps and Generosity
  • Updated GovStat Offers Short Path to Data-Driven Government
  • Introducing GovFinder, Socrata’s Free Windows 8 App
  • BBC Recognizes New York as a Leading Open Data City
  • Apps4Halifax Engages Citizens in Move toward Data Transparency

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | October 2013

This issue includes:

National Day of Civic Hacking

  • Call for Contributors! Announcing the Open Data Userbase
  • Op-Ed: Gut Decisions Are Expensive and Dangerous
  • Introducing “Open Innovation” Magazine by Socrata
  • NYC Portal Redesign Makes Open Data History
  • Open Data ROI
  • Webinar Replay: How to Achieve Fed Open Data Policy Compliance
  • Webinar Replay: 5 Tips for Getting Citizens Engaged with Your Data
  • Oregon Wins Awards for Engaging Citizens in Environmental Issues
  • San Mateo County Releases Open Checkbook App and GovStat Site
  • DataSync Updates Speed Data Sharing
  • What Is the Link Between Open Data and Open Government?

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | September 2013

This issue includes:

National Day of Civic Hacking

  • New Webinar: Achieve Open Data Policy Compliance
  • New Webinar: 5 Tips for Getting Citizens Engaged with Your Data
  • What Is Open Data 2.0?
  • Raleigh, N.C. Wins National Award for Open Data Portal
  • CIO of San Mateo, Calif. John Walton Talks Open Data
  • CartoDB Releases Maps Powered by New York’s PLUTO Dataset
  • Civic Apps Featured on Socrata
  • Webinar Replay: Use 311 Data to Make Better Decisions
  • South Bend, Ind. Launches Open Data Portal
  • Explore New York State’s Open Data Health Portal
  • Data Scientist Thomas Levine Visits Socrata, Talks Data Analysis

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | August 2013

This issue includes:

National Day of Civic Hacking

  • Use 311 Data to Make Better Decisions (Webinar)
  • Socrata Announces New and Improved Charts
  • CA Common Sense Puts Gov’t Data in Public Hands
  • New York City Makes PLUTO Dataset Free to the Public
  • API-Craft Highlights Booming Detroit and API Community
  • Atlanta Announces Support of Two New Public Service Apps
  • New York State Wins Award for Health-Focused Open Data Site
  • Three of the US’s Top Digital Counties Powered by Socrata
  • New York State Shares Abundance of Transportation Data
  • Three Ways Open Data Is Changing the World
  • San Francisco Celebrates Open Data with Civic Hack Night
  • Socrata Is Hiring!

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | July 2013

This issue includes:

National Day of Civic Hacking

  • $18 Million Investment Fuels Next Wave of Growth and Innovation
  • Socrata Now Available Worldwide on Windows Azure
  • Video: 3 Lessons for Data-Driven Government Success
  • Op-Ed: Open Data Is Re-Defining Government in the 21st Century
  • Case Studies Highlight Open Government Success
  • Socrata Attends First-Ever Open Data Conference in Latin America
  • City of Providence, Rhode Island Launches Open Data Portal
  • Young Civic Hackers Work Together in NYC
  • Governor Abercrombie Signs Hawaii Open Data Law
  • Collaboration Takes Center Stage at SF Housing Data Jam
  • Socrata Is Hiring!

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | June 2013

This issue includes:

National Day of Civic Hacking

  • Expert Advice on Government Performance Management
  • Socrata at 7 Events for National Day of Civic Hacking
  • Open Data Levels the Playing Field for Consumers
  • Socrata Gives Hackers Tools for National Day of Civic Hacking
  • President Obama’s Executive Order for “Machine-Readable” Data
  • CMS Open Data on Hospital Costs Makes National News
  • How Washington State Saved Thousands of Dollars Using Open Data
  • CFPB Consumer Complaint Data Challenges Banks
  • 3 Guidelines for Publishing Your First Open Data Sets
  • Who Should Be on Your Open Data Team?
  • Code for America: Preparing for National Day of Civic Hacking
  • Open Data… Automated! Using FME with Socrata (Webinar)

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | May 2013

This issue includes:

WA State Open Data

  • Hard Copy Is History: A Web-Based Reporting Success Story
  • The 6 Steps to Open Data Success
  • Join the Socrata Community on LinkedIn
  • Socrata Releases Open Source “Open Data Server, Community Edition”
  • How to Run a Hackathon
  • “Set It and Forget It” San Francisco Saves Time
  • Socrata Appoints François Stieger to Advisory Board
  • Halifax Open Data Portal Goes Live
  • Tech Hub Redmond Launches Open Data Portal
  • Apply to Code-a-palooza at Health Datapalooza IV
  • North Carolina Data Jam
  • Alameda County’s Second Hackathon Heads to Berkeley

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | April 2013

This issue includes:

govstat

  • Socrata GovStat G+ Hangout Features Edmonton, San Mateo County, and Washington State
  • Sixty-Nine Localities to Contribute Data to New York State’s Transparency Website
  • Socrata’s Comprehensive Playbook for Open Data Success
  • Madison, Wis. Invites Community to Innovate with Public Data
  • Snohomish County Launches “SnoStat Gateway”
  • A Strong Start for Kansas City, Mo. Open Data
  • Raleigh, NC Brings Open Data to the Research Triangle
  • City by the Bay on the Brink of New Open Data Policy
  • NYC Big Apps $150,000 in Prizes Fueling Collaboration and Innovation
  • Oakland Citizens Promote Positive Change Through Open Data
  • New York City’s Performance Management Report Goes Open
  • Connect with Socrata

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | January 2013

This issue includes:

  • Mayor Emanuel Calls for More Open Data and More Innovation
  • 21 Open Data Innovations for 2012
  • Montgomery County Uses Open Data to Monitor Department Success
  • Socrata Team Battles in First-Ever Socrata-thalon
  • USAID Crowdsources Dataset Clean-Up and Makes History
  • Viva Lost Data: Making All Data Easy to Share
  • How to Make a Map with Your Data
  • Alameda Apps Challenge Attracts Local Talent
  • Hawaii’s Hon*Celerator Inspires CEO Kevin Merritt
  • Socrata Raises $1,700 for Movember

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | December 2012

This issue includes:

  • Edmonton Opens Doors Wide for Citizen Feedback
  • Alameda Hackathon: Bring Your Ideas, Enthusiasm and Coding Skills
  • World Bank: Seven Data Sources, 200 Countries, One Powerful Template
  • Boston Announces New Socrata-Powered Portal
  • To Seek, To Find: Exploring 3 of My Favorite Maps
  • Vice President of Emerging Markets, Erika Smith, to Expand Socrata’s Global Reach
  • Citizen Engagement Innovator Beth Blauer Joins Socrata
  • Hundreds of Thousands Seek Election Results… And Get Them

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | November 2012

This issue includes:

  • Vote “Yes” to Worldwide Open Data Standards
  • Historic Election Results Powered by Socrata
  • Flew Over My Handlebars and into a Data Set
  • City of Edmonton Releases Open Data Tool Kit
  • Lehman College Launches Community Engagement Portal
  • Illinois Open Data Challenge
  • Apply Now! San Francisco Seeks Chief Data Officer
  • Alameda County Launches Open Data Portal

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | October 2012

This issue includes:

  • From Any Data Source to API in Minutes
  • Open Data Is the Innovation Equalizer
  • Federal 100 Award Winner Does it Again
  • 311 Self-service? There is an App for That
  • Washington State, King County, and Seattle Team Up
  • Not All APIs Are Created Equal
  • Find Socrata at the NASCIO Annual Conference
  • ACT Government of Australia Fulfills Open Data Roadmap
  • Open Data Is Spreading Beyond Government

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | Summer 2012

This issue includes:

  • HHS Unveils Health Measures Performance Dashboard
  • Cities Combine for First National Convergence Cloud
  • Video: State of Colorado Debuts Open Data Portal
  • Socrata Attends 2012 International Open Government Data Conference
  • CFPB Publishes Credit Card Complaints Database
  • Socrata CEO Attends Startup Roundtable
  • Video Case Study: Chicago’s Smarter City Transforamtion
  • Socrata Attends NASCIO Mid-Year Conference
  • Socrata-sponsored Code for Oakland
  • City of Honolulu Launches Open Data Portal

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | April 2012

This issue includes:

  • Webcast Replay: Chicago’s Smarter City Transformation
  • The End of Data Silos: The Nation’s First Data Convergence Cloud
  • Socrata Mondara Brings Online Maps to the Masses
  • Show Me State Increases Transparency
  • Montgomery County Embraces Open Data
  • App of the Month: Omaha Food Fight
  • Jennifer Pahlka Presents at SXSW
  • Connected Kenya 2012 Summit
  • Open Data, A World Language
  • NYCFacets Wins BigApps 3.0
  • Seattle Start-Up Weekend Powered by Government Data
  • Reinventing Government with Open Data is No Joke

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Open Data Headlines @Socrata | March 2012

This issue includes:

  • The White House Launches Ethics.gov. One Accessible Interface to Seven Different Data Sources
  • San Francisco Unveils Open Data Cloud
  • Video: Interview with Danielle DuMerer, City of Chicago
  • App of the Month: ChicagoLobbyists.Org
  • City of Austin Launches Open Data Site
  • UNDP Shares Financial Data with the Public

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