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ArcGIS Open Data

This is ESRI’s initiative to allow their members of organization to share their data with the ArcGIS platform and provides a central geospatial data repository for their members of organization. Now, citizens can find and download data in different formats such as shapefiles, KML, CSV, GeoJSON to use them into their own application. It also […]

Obama Administration Releases Open Data Rules

“The Obama Administration today took groundbreaking new steps to make information generated and stored by the Federal Government more open and accessible to innovators and the public, to fuel entrepreneurship and economic growth while increasing government transparency and efficiency.” For full press release see: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/05/09/obama-administration-releases-historic-open-data-rules-enhance-governmen Read the OMB’s Memorandum on the Open Data Policy Don’t […]