October 24, 2014

NARA (National Archives and Records Administration) Releases Open Government Plan for 2012-2014

From the NARAtions Blog: On Friday, the National Archives released the updated Open Government Plan that will guide our efforts in transparency, participation, and collaboration for 2012-2014. Within our newly updated plan, you will see the specific items we plan to work on over the next two years, including: Strengthen our culture of open government […]

New U.S. Government Resource: Open Innovation Toolkit

The toolkit might be of special interest to infotech, business, government researchers. However, the resources featured will likely be of value to many others. From the Open Government Initiative Blog: On his last day in office, then-U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra released the Open Innovator’s Practitioner’s Toolbox.  It contains 20 of the best disruptive […]

New Report: "Best Practice Principles for Opening Up Government Information"

Title: “Best Practice Principles for Opening Up Government Information (7 Pages; PDF) Source: Minnesota Historical Society (w/support from National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program) This paper describes the issues many government agencies are facing as they attempt to become more transparent and accountable. It expands on a list of principles produced by open government […]