Unleashing the Power of Financial Data in State and Local Governments

Authors: C. Christina Ho, Dean Ritz

Length: 13 pages

Key takeaways: 
  • Provides a case study on the largest open data project completed by the Federal Government
  • Highlights key legislation (both present and pending) that mandates federal, state, and local governments adopt open data principles via disclosure modernization efforts
  • Shows how existing software technology can enable this modernization effort to proceed in a decentralized manner
unleashing power financial data in state and local government