'Connected Government Cloud' bridges disparate data in Utah DOT
State transportation officials told StateScoop the days of asking questions are over, and the data needed for definite and immediate answers is now at the ready.
Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies
The Seattle-based Socrata will become Tyler's new Data and Insights division, executives from both firms said.
Bellevue, Nebraska, claims it was ‘duped’ on its Socrata open data portal
Despite Socrata’s offer to assist, officials have canceled the city’s contract and are asking for a refund.
To jumpstart data-driven decision making in government, Socrata launches Data Academy
Live workshops and online training are customized to help cities find ways to collaborate across their organizations.
Assembling the open government puzzle
Transparency efforts are becoming more sophisticated. But everywhere you look, something is missing.
Emergency shelter map was a passion project for creators
A small team at open data firm Socrata rushed to build a GIS-powered map with potentially life-saving information in just three days.
Open data firm Socrata sued for fraud after claims of deception against partner in Michigan contract
Michigan-based software company Munetrix is calling for financial compensation amid an accusation that Socrata partnered on a state contract and then secretly undercut the bid.
OpenGov announces $30 million in funding
The software company's growth indicates a sustained interest among governments in using technology to improve performance and accountability.
A year on, White House pushes police open data partnerships
The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to get departments around the country opening up their data.