Latest Data Transparency Coalition Stories

2014-05-10 00:22:04

Nation's First-Ever Open Data Law Mandates Unprecedented Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: President Barack Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act into law today. Known as the DATA Act, the federal spending transparency legislation is widely regarded as the nation's first "open data" law. The DATA Act, which mandates the standardization of...

2014-04-22 08:41:26

Teradata-supported legislation promises greater data integration, visibility and insight for federal agencies and citizens WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A big data transformation is evolving apace in government agencies across the United States, and federal organizations will soon join the movement as the historic Data Act has just cleared a major milestone. Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, announced today that...

2014-04-10 16:30:04

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, where an...

Tech Firms Push For Government Data Transparency
2012-04-17 07:08:22

A growing number of technology companies and non-profit organizations have joined forced to press the U.S. government to establish a standard system by which federal data is published online. The non-partisan alliance, dubbed the Data Transparency Coalition (DTC), was launched on Monday, and includes companies such as Microsoft, Teradata and several other data analysis and management firms. The group said the federal government publishes its online data in too many formats, and requires...

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