Open Data and Congressional Oversight
In January 2012, I resigned from my Capitol Hill job to start an organization that I called the Data Transparency Coalition. Now called the Data Coalition, we are the world’s only open data trade association.
Our mission is both simple and ambitious: government information should be published as standardized, machine-readable data.
Our methods are old-school: persuade Congress to enact open data reforms and encourage agencies to embrace the transformation, usually in business wear. This is our policy agenda….