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Knell, Noelle
September 2012
Government Technology;Sep2012, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p58
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The article reports that largest cities in the U.S. such as San Francisco, Chicago and Seattle have launched open data community on the federal government's open data portal Data.gov. The comparative data from different levels of government is useful in informing the work of software developers and improving the quality of life in local communities. Cities.data.gov is the first major endeavor of the Group of 7 (G7) which is a big city chief information officers' (CIO) collaboration on issues.


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