Open Government Policy
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.
The President’s strategy identifies public sector innovation as critical to creating a national environment ripe for entrepreneurship.
The Status Report provides a review of progress the Administration made as of September 2011 towards forging a more open relationship between citizens and their government.
As part of the United States’ commitment to the Open Government Partnership, the Obama Administration launched the Open Government National Action Plan, a set of twenty-six concrete commitments that help increase public integrity, promote public participation, manage public resources more effectively, and improve public services.
The Self-Assessment Report reviews the Federal Government’s progress that has been made for each commitment pursuant to the Open Government National Action Plan.
In 2013, the Administration launched the Second Open Government National Action Plan, including 23 commitments that build on the progress made in the first plan as well as bold, new commitments to be achieved over the next two years.
The Open Government Directive asked agencies to develop and publish biennial Open Government Plans to serve as a public roadmap to detail agency progress in integrating the open government principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration into their work. This memo assists agencies as they prepare to launch their 2014 Open Government Plans.