Analysis: The importance of Open Government

Friday - 4/16/2010, 4:47pm EDT

Prof. Peter Fox, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Your agencies has just issued its Open Government Plan, but why?

Prof. Peter Fox from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

He serves as the chairman of Rensselaer's Tetherless World Constellation, which studies the future uses of the Internet.

He was at IRMCO earlier this week talking about open data, and we asked him why it's important.

Read more:

The DorobekINSIDER Reader: The open government policies and plans

Tetherless World Constellation at RPI

Follow Prof. Fox on Twitter: @taswegian