Latest Transparency Stories

2014-07-22 16:29:59

Leading Federal IT Contractor Joins World's Only Trade Group Advocating for Open Data Standards within Government WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today welcomed Citizant to the outstanding community of public and private sector groups that are advocating for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data. Based in Chantilly, VA, Citizant designs and delivers business and IT transformation...

2014-05-22 16:30:33

Williamson County received the prestigious 2014 GFOA Louisville Award for Innovation in Government Finance for their business intelligence and transparency system project. AUSTIN, Texas, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Williamson County, TX has launched its new financial transparency website through the use of Mo'mix Performance Center(SM). By partnering with Mo'mix Solutions, provider of enterprise solutions and services for public sector organizations, Williamson County is able...

2014-05-13 08:29:08

Outlook evolves from loss of trust in 2013 toward sustainable prescription for rebuilding it NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the World Economic Forum, in partnership with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, released the 2014 edition of its ongoing research on personal data. This year's study, titled "Rethinking Personal Data: A New Lens for Strengthening Trust," develops on previous years' studies exploring the breach in public trust over the collection and use of...

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...

2014-05-05 12:28:36

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2014-05-05 08:31:19

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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...

2014-03-19 23:21:54

Portal Powered by the Junar Open Data Platform Increases Openness, Transparency and Accountability in City Government Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The city of Sacramento, which has invested in providing residents with meaningful access to information through the Junar Open Data Platform, earned national recognition recently as one of nation’s top cities for Open Data. Sacramento is No. 2 in the U.S. City Open Data Census, a collaboration among Code for America, The Sunlight...

2014-03-19 23:02:14

Cloud-Based software provider releases unprecedented government financial reporting to millions of LA residents. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 OpenGov.com, a Silicon Valley-based government technology company, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti today released a budget transparency site for the City of Los Angeles. The OpenGov Platform lets administrators and residents explore the City's finances through interactive visualizations of current and past budgets, including multi-year...

2014-03-14 08:24:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of WikiBusiness.org in association with Wikipedia on January 7 this year, gave a completely new dimension to the digital information available for businesses, professionals and companies. Using the Wiki framework of crowd sourced aggregated and verified information, this is by far the most credible encyclopaedia for businesses all over the world. Its association with Wikipedia brings it the credibility as the world's...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'