The Value of Government Data


Donald P. Humphry (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: POL040000

The term “government data” includes diverse categories of government information products, such as information published by government agencies for statistical purposes; information in government administrative records on individuals and businesses; and physical measurements about natural phenomena recorded by government agencies. This book discusses the value of government data and provides a U.S. open data action plan as well as the open data policy.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Fostering Innovation, Creating Jobs, Driving Better Decisions: The Value of Government Data (pp. 1-68)
Regina Powers and David Beede

Chapter 2 – America Is Open for Business: Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2014-2018, Strategic Goal 4: Data (pp. 69-78)
U.S. Department of Commerce

Chapter 3 – U.S. Open Data Action Plan (pp. 79-94)
Executive Office of the President

Chapter 4 – Open Data Policy: Managing Information as an Asset (pp. 95-112)
Sylvia M. Burwell, Steven VanRoekel, Todd Park and Dominic J. Mancini


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