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The government is working together with the public to solve national problems, and achieving amazing things across the country. This year, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is introducing the first Open Government Awards to recognize efforts by 64 member-nations, including the United States, utilizing citizen participation to improve government policies and to better serve their nations.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) today released its 2014 Open Government Plan. The OSTP plan highlights three flagship efforts as well as the team’s ongoing work to embed the open government principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration into its activities.
Building upon the Administration’s Open Data progress, and in fulfillment of the Open Data Charter, today we are excited to release the U.S. Open Data Action Plan.
Public participation in government isn’t just a cornerstone of democracy, it’s how the United States government ensures that policies and practices reflect the ideas and expertise of the American people.
While we work year-round on open government efforts, this week we are excited to highlight achievements and progress made on open government goals.
Join the conversation about Open Government with colleagues from inside and outside the government through the Open Government Discussion Group!
Guidance to better manage Federal information as an asset to make it more open, accessible, and usable by the public.
The President’s Executive Order on making Federal Government information more open and accessible to promote economic growth and government efficiency.
These Open Government efforts are now entering a new phase, as we collaborate with other countries in the global Open Government Partnership.
Memorandum: The purpose of this Memorandum is to set out guidance for agencies to inform and facilitate the use of disclosure, specifically "smart disclosure."
Since President Obama took office, the Administration has strived to make information about how government works more accessible to the public and to solicit citizens’ participation in government decision-making.
The President’s first executive action, the Open Government Memorandum calls for more transparent, participatory, and collaborative government.
An overview of 10 leading practices that emphasize the government's role as an "impatient convener" to advance the President’s Strategy for American Innovation.
An easy to understand primer about the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).
Guidance on using social media within the framework of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Guidance to help improve the public’s ability to track regulatory actions throughout their lifecycle in order to promote informed public participation.
A streamlined process for agencies to meet their obligations under the Paperwork Reduction Act for voluntary, low-burden, and uncontroversial collections.
Promoting greater openness in the regulatory process by providing comprehensive electronic regulatory dockets online..
Guidance for using web measurement and customization technologies to improve the Federal Government’s services online.
Guidance for agencies using third-party websites and applications to engage with the public.
How to use disclosure and simplification to achieve regulatory objectives.
The Guidance provides a policy and legal framework for the use of prizes and challenges to promote open government, innovation, and other national priorities.
The President’s strategy identifies public sector innovation as critical to creating a national environment ripe for entrepreneurship.
Establishing an open and uniform program for managing controlled, unclassified data