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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

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Socrata Announces Two Significant Additions to Its Advisory Board

Posted, January 28th, 2015

The World Leader in Cloud Solutions For Open Data and Data-Driven Government Welcomes David Eaves, an Internationally-Recognized Open Innovation Expert, and Harvard Professor Stephen Goldsmith, Who Formerly Served as Mayor of Indianapolis and Deputy Mayor of New York City For Operations New Advisory Board Members Bring a Wealth of Experience and Expertise To the Company

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Socrata Leads Global Revolution in Data-Driven Government with Accelerating Customer Growth, Product Engagement, and Worldwide Adoption 

Posted, January 21st, 2015

Socrata More Than Doubled Its Customer Count in 2014, Including the Most Innovative Public-Sector Organizations Deploying Socrata’s Cloud Solutions for Open Data and Data-Driven Government Third-party Developer Engagement, Measured in Tokenized API Requests, Grew More Than 316% During 2014, Showing the Rapid Growth of the Open Data Economy Seattle – January 21, 2015 – Socrata

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Governments Embrace Financial Transparency With New Suite of Apps from Socrata

Posted, January 15th, 2015

Over 50 Public-Sector Organizations of All Sizes Choose the Company’s Solution to Make Financial Data Available to Constituents Socrata’s Easy to Use Applications Help Governments Build Constituent Trust and Engagement with Constituents Seattle – January 15, 2015 – Socrata (, the world leader in cloud solutions for open data and data-driven government, today announced that

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Socrata and Yelp Form Open Data Partnership To Distribute Restaurant Inspection Information That Will Improve Public Health Conditions Around the World

Posted, January 14th, 2015

As a New Member of the Open Data Network™, Yelp Will Join Forces with Socrata’s Government Customers to Get These Critical Ratings Into the Hands of Consumers Everywhere Around the Globe Socrata’s Government Customers Can Also Receive Free Tools and Guidance on How to Connect Their Restaurant Inspection Data to Yelp Seattle – January 14,