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Director of Sunlight Labs Clay Johnson says project will dovetail off of federal government's data.gov.
The Sunlight Foundation is surveying those high value data sets released as part of the open government directive. But while the final analysis isn't done, a few trends are becoming apparent.
Bidders face a short deadline of this Friday June 26th to compete for the job of redesigning Recovery.gov, the website of the Recovery, Accountability and Transparency Board. A spokesman says it's because the board faces its own short deadline of mid-October to make the stimulus tracking site fully functional.
Kaitlin Lee, senior developer for the Sunlight Foundation, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the group's recent "ClearSpending" report, which found that agencies misreport data on USASpending.gov.
Sunlight Foundation's John Wonderlich discusses what's worked and what hasn't one year into the Open Government Directive.
The Sunlight Foundation is creating the Save the Data to fight cuts to open government websites.
Several sites, including Data.gov, the IT Dashboard and the FEDRamp cloud efforts, could be shut down in the next two months if the administration doesn't get more money under the E-government fund. In all, nine sites are on the list to be discontinued by July 30 if OMB doesn't find money to keep it going. Experts say OMB has several ways to keep the sites up, including pass-the-hat among agencies.
Tags: technology , Vivek Kundra , OMB , GSA , Joseph Lieberman , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , House Appropriations Committee , Dan Chenok , IBM , Fred Corle , KGS Inc. , Daniel Schuman , E-Government Fund , open government , transparency , Jason Miller
On the chopping block are the government's transparency programs and websites like USAspending.gov and Data.gov.
Sunlight Foundation's John Wonderlich explains how the new rules will allow more public participation and input before a vote.