Tag Archives: Smart Disclosure

The GovLab Selected Readings on Smart Disclosure

As part of an ongoing effort to build a knowledge base for the field of opening governance by organizing and disseminating its learnings, the GovLab Selected Readings series provides an annotated and curated collection of recommended works on key opening governance topics. In this edition, we explore the literature on Smart Disclosure. To suggest additional readings on […]

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GovLab Network Member Joel Gurin launched today a new website: OpenDataNow.com. According to Joel: “Open Data is accessible public data we can use to launch new ventures, analyze trends, make data-driven decisions, and solve complex problems. I’ve been fortunate to see the Open Data movement grow through my work as Executive Vice President of Consumer […]

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Keep it simple

As contemporary society gets more complex, several actors are trying to re-establish a certain simplicity that allows for clarity and control. For instance, John Maeda, President of the Rhode Island School of Design, wrote a few years ago the “Laws of Simplicity” reflecting on ways to pair down to basics.. Two new books  (to be […]

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“Smart Disclosure Data Community” launched

On February 11, the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy announced the launch of Consumer.Data.gov, the 16th community on the data repository Data.gov. This new “Smart Disclosure Data Community” is a “first-of-its-kind centralized platform containing over 400 smart disclosure data sets and resources from dozens of agencies across government.” The announcement defines smart disclosure as […]

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Updates from the “PIFS” – Presidential Innovation Fellows

On August 23, 2012, United States Chief Technology Officer Todd Park announced the first class of Presidential Innovation Fellows. The 18 Fellows, chosen from a pool of nearly 700 applicants, agreed to spend six months in Washington D.C., “to work on five high-impact projects aimed at supporting entrepreneurs, small businesses and the economy, while significantly […]

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