Socrata

Last week’s International Open Government Data Conference offered a lot of worthy ideas and insights. Among them was the Best of the Lightning Talks by Tariq Khokhar, World Bank Open Data Evangelist, and Jeanne Holm, Data.gov Evangelist, which summarized 29 different presentations that made virtually in the initial days of the conference.

I have been compiling and auditing the presentations and materials presented throughout the conference and found, however, some real deficiencies that suggest things presented are not as advertised. For instance: Keep reading →

When Data.gov first launched, I thought it just was for tabular data sets. Then it expanded to include thousands of geospatial data sets. At the time, I thought it needed a geospatial data viewer so I created one that worked with both the tabular and geospatial data sets. Keep reading →