Posted, November 25th, 2015

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Treasurer Unveils Open Data Website Detailing $1.5 Trillion in Government Debt

Posted, November 17th, 2015

Source: – Nov 17, 2015 SACRAMENTO November 17, 2015 – State Treasurer John Chiang unveiled a new open data website today, providing important details about $1.5 trillion in debt issued by state and local government entities as part of his ongoing efforts to promote transparency in government. The site,, makes it easier for

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Cities to post data on police complaints, shootings

Posted, November 16th, 2015

Source: – November 16, 2015 Indianapolis and other regional city officials say they are opening up data about various city departments to the public. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard joined three other regional city leaders Monday to announce a new open data initiative they say gives the public “unfettered access” to raw information on police departments

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Treasury rolls out open beta for new

Posted, November 11th, 2015

Source: – November 11, 2015 The Treasury Department rolled out an open beta of the new, coming one step closer to meeting the requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act. In a Tuesday blog post, Treasury Financial Management Service Commissioner David Lebryk, said the site will provide “a unique opportunity for the

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More than 4.91 Million Records Released

Posted, October 30th, 2015

Source: – October 30, 2015 Summary: Today’s visitor record release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.91 million. Read Full Article

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Prolific, Mainstream Sharing of Open Public Finance Data Signals Major Tipping Point in Adoption of Digital Government

Posted, September 28th, 2015

Growing Widespread Enthusiasm Represents an Unmistakable Inflection Point in the Way Governments and Constituents Collaborate on Public Finance Issues and Solve Hard Issues Together
Hundreds of Governments of All Sizes Are Now Rapidly Embracing and Deploying the Cost-Effective Socrata for Finance Solution
$250 Billion Worth of Government Financial Data Is Now on the Socrata Platform

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Socrata Appoints Eric Eden as Chief Marketing Officer

Posted, September 27th, 2015

Socrata announced that Eric Eden, a veteran marketing visionary, has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Eden will be responsible for building Socrata’s brand as the company continues its rapid expansion that provides significant benefits to the public. These benefits largely fall into quality of life improvements for citizens, positive economic impact for people and businesses, and operational efficiency gains for government organizations.

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Public Sector’s Technology Leaders Are Moving Away From Legacy Systems and Toward New Data-Driven Digital Government

Posted, August 13th, 2015

Socrata’s Survey of Over 500 Technology Leaders in Cities, Counties, States and the Federal Government Reveals That More Citizen-Friendly Digital Solutions Are Favored Seattle – August 13, 2015 – Socrata (, the global leader in software solutions designed exclusively for data-driven digital government, today announced the results of a new research survey conducted among more

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Socrata Launches Data-as-a-Utility™ Cloud Platform For 21st Century Digital Government

Posted, June 9th, 2015

Open Data Leader Now Enabling Governments to Unleash a New Generation of Data-Driven Services Focused on Quality of Life, Economic Impact and Operational Excellence Seattle – June 9, 2015 – Socrata ( – the global leader in software solutions designed exclusively for data-driven digital government, today announced the release of its revolutionary Data-as-a-Utility™ (DaaU) platform.

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Socrata Continues to Catapult Data-Driven Government Forward with Robust Q1 2015 Results

Posted, April 30th, 2015

The Global Leader in Software Solutions Designed Exclusively for Data-Driven Digital Government Rapidly Expanded in Every Area of Its Business – Including Its Customer List, Employee Base, Platform Adoption, Data Consumption and Developer Engagement Demand for Socrata’s Products Kept Surging in Q1, Generating a 104% Year-Over-Year Increase In Customer Growth; Hundreds of the Most Innovative

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Socrata Wins Two ADDY® Awards For Its Breakthrough Videos

Posted, March 19th, 2015

Global Leader in Cloud-Based Solutions for Open Data and Data-Driven Government Communicates the Value of Its Financial Transparency Suite and 311 Service Connect Application in a Creative New Way Seattle – March 19, 2015 – Socrata (, the global leader in cloud-based solutions for open data and data-driven government, today announced that it has won

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Socrata Launches Open Data TV (ODTV)

Posted, February 24th, 2015

Innovative Video Network Will Showcase the Valuable Work and Remarkable People Driving the Global Adoption of Data-Driven Government In Addition to Spotlighting Government and Open Data Thought Leaders, ODTV Will Also Interact and Engage With Viewers in a Host of Participatory Ways Open Data TV Is Starting With Seven Core Video Interviews, But Will Add

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The Socrata Foundation Established to Unleash the Power of Open Data to Improve the World

Posted, February 19th, 2015

Foundation Will Support Deserving, Society-improving Organizations That Lack the Resources to Fulfill Their Data-Driven Mission Outreach Will Focus on Critical and Relevant Open Data Efforts That Deliver Immediate Social Impact and Long-Term Value for Global Citizens Technology Grants Will Be Made in Open Data Projects That Create New Opportunities for Underserved Communities and Regions, Represent