Posts tagged as ‘Data Transparency 2013


U.S. House Unanimously Approves DATA Act

 Historic Transparency Legislation Heads to White House Rep. Issa at Data Transparency 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) unanimously passed the United States House of Representatives today. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), who introduced the initial version of the DATA Act in June 2011, and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-DC) celebrated […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: Invoke

This guest post comes from Anne Bini at Invoke: Invoke, a French software company internationally renowned for its expertise in regulatory reporting and XBRL, was one of the first non-US companies to lend its support to the ground-breaking work being done by the Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) as regards advocating for the standardization of U.S. […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: Captricity

This guest post comes from Jennifer Cobb at Captricity:Captricity Transforms Static Data into Open, Machine Readable Information Open data and transparency are central commitments for Captricity. Our technology was developed to meet the needs of rural health workers in sub Saharan Africa and further incubated as part of the Code for America program. As a […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: StreamLink Software

This guest post comes from Jason Haddad at StreamLink Software: GRIP Demonstrates Strides in Compliance Automation and Improved Grant Reporting If passed, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) will create standards for the aggregation and comparison of federal spending data, as well as open up the information to the public and watchdogs. These data standards […]


Forging an Open Data Agenda at Data Transparency 2013

This week, hundreds of people representing over 29 federal agencies, 40 transparency organizations, legislative staffers, tech firms and activists will join Data Transparency 2013 — the nation’s first open data policy conference.Data Transparency 2013 is a bipartisan affair. This will be the first time that Obama White House officials will headline a tech policy event […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: RR Donnelley

This guest post was written by John Truzzolino, Managing Director, RR Donnelley and Frederic Chapus, President UBmatrix Int’l Division, EDGAR® Online, Inc., an RR Donnelley Company: Achieving Data Transparency through XBRL Harnessing big data is one of the biggest challenges to our competitive edge we face as a nation, and one we are excited to […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: IPHIX

This guest post comes from Josephine Garbellotto at IPHIX: IPHIX has extensive experience in using data standards to generate significant cost savings and greater efficiencies — not only in the dissemination of public information, but also (and in particular) within an organization’s internal environment. Our insight is based on our support for standardization projects that […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: Way Better Patents

This guest post comes from Arleen Zank at Way Better Patents: Way Better Patents was founded on the idea that information about patents should be easy to find, easy to use and easy to understand. Our business is built around delivering patent data in accessible formats. We’re supporting the efforts of open data advocates to […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: Teradata

This guest post comes from Teradata’s Bobby Caudill:Nothing speaks louder to the value of open data than results. At Teradata, we are pleased to be associated with a range of government organizations around the globe who have embraced open data to improve the business of government. Here’s one such example. Using open data as the foundation […]


Data Transparency 2013 Exhibitor Spotlight: Azavea

This guest post comes from Azavea’s Andrew Thompson: Azavea has been a huge supporter of the open data community for years now, and we are proud to be exhibiting at Data Transparency 2013 on Sept. 10th in Washington. As a geographic data analysis and software development company, quality data is at the forefront of almost […]