ENTRIES TAGGED "government data"

Open health data: Spurring better decisions and new businesses

Open health data: Spurring better decisions and new businesses

The co-founder of a health app company discusses the opportunities health data creates.

The iTriage app marries open government data with private information. Peter Hudson, one of the co-founders of the company behind the app, discusses the business and patient opportunities government health data creates.

Read Full Post | Comments: 3 |

Researchers: Government Should Build Reusable Data, Not Web Sites

In a paper going around quite rapidly, researchers argue that the government should move to emphasize structured, reusable data over solely user-facing Web portals. From Ars Technica: A new paper from researchers at Princeton University suggests a different strategy. David Robinson, Harlan Yu, William Zeller, and Ed Felten, all of Princeton's Information Technology Policy Center, suggest that government officials…

Read Full Post | Comments Off |