OPEN Data Act Opens Opportunities

Through the Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act, all non-sensitive government data assets must be made available as open, machine-readable data. And as Federal agencies work towards implementing this mandate, Chief Data Officers (CDOs) must lead the way.

What do CDOs expect on the road ahead? What are the implementation opportunities and challenges? And what kind of impacts are they anticipating?

MeriTalk interviewed seven Federal CDOs to understand:

  • The biggest opportunities of the new act
  • Challenges that stand in the way of successful implementation
  • Steps agencies will take over the next 12 months
  • Tools and additional guidance needed to execute the process

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