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INVITATION TO BRIEFING: AN ACTION PLAN FOR OPEN DATA IN THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION

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In looking forward to the next administration, the Center for Open Data Enterprise is excited to present the Open Data Transition Report, a nonpartisan informational report that offers an action plan for developing government data policy and programs. We invite you to attend a briefing featuring an overview of the report and perspectives from several experts. Featured speakers will talk about the importance of open government data and the opportunities for open data to make an impact. An Action Plan for Open Data in the Next Administration 12:00pm - 2:00pm October 24, 2016 National Press Club, Holeman Lounge The briefing will feature the following speakers: The Honorable Michelle K. Lee - Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Max Stier - President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service Shelley Metzenbaum - Good government catalyst; Senior Fellow, The Volcker Alli…

THE STATE OF OPENNESS, PART 3: MACRO-OPENNESS & THE WHITE HOUSE OPEN DATA INNOVATION SUMMIT

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Written by Sam McClenney. View original article > The topic of macro-openness and the idea of openness as an institution (which is the next topic) overlap a good bit and so in the interest of not being redundant, I’m going to try and keep them as separate and unique as possible. That means this Medium post is going to be a little shorter than the others I have done. It also means that it will be more focused as well. Pretty much all of my Medium posts up until now have been about openness at a very local level, aka micro-openness. Here’s an interesting question though. How do all these grassroots organizations or open evangelist know when something is open? What are the requirements for data to be open? What technological barometers have to be met for something to be considered open source? Who makes these decisions? How are standards set for openness? All of these are questions that we answer by looking at openness at a macro level. The White House Open…