Announcing New Spatial Web Services

    As has been noted on this blog before, making data available in formats that are easily consumable is an important piece of the larger open data project. Serving up data that can be incorporated into projects quickly and easily not only helps citizenry better understand our world, but provides a connection to government at all levels.

    From Open Data to Big Data

    At all levels, governments around the world are opening their data in order to better engage their citizenry and foster the development of new solutions to long-standing problems. If governments are serious about this mission, and if they want to harness the true power of open data, they must release with intent.