'Informed Communities' gives cities a roadmap for open data engagement
The Sunlight Foundation has released a new online resource that shows local governments how to share data and collaborate with their residents.
Assembling the open government puzzle
Transparency efforts are becoming more sophisticated. But everywhere you look, something is missing.
For open data that matters, you need to get tactical
Commentary: Stephen Larrick, open cities director at the Sunlight Foundation, says cities now have the tools to complete the full life cycle of open data.
Pushing for open data that makes a difference, Sunlight Foundation publishes tactical guide
A lot of cities publish data, but not in ways that matter to the people, the group says.
D.C. announces 'open by default' data policy
After months of public input, the District unveiled the final version of an open data policy that streamlines internal data sharing and encourages transparency.
California to clean up messy open data with metadata
A recent report from the state portal's governing agency reveals incoming upgrades and a national trend in open data toward increased accessibility and standardization.
New 'Tactical Data Engagement' guide shows cities how to make transparency count
Sunlight Foundation aims to end the common practice of governments simply dumping data online and hoping for the best.
Sunlight Foundation launches national open data policy portal
A new website represents the beginnings of an effort to make transparency policies understandable and a discussion point among city leaders.
New Orleans outlines plans for first open data policy
Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants to see his city establish a set policy for proactively releasing government data.