Find a fix to the Gulf oil crisis with open data

Monday - 6/7/2010, 4:24pm EDT

David Stephenson, principal at Stephenson Strategies

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Could open data actually help find a fix to the Gulf oil crisis?

David Stephenson is an expert in open data and recently wrote an article about this for FCW.

He says that the Gulf oil spill highlights the most important problem in regulating offshore drilling -- a lack of transparency and real-time information.

The principal at Stephenson Strategies also tells us that open data could really help feds working in the gulf.