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‘Better government should include open data’: Sunlight Foundation on Philly [VIDEO]

The Sunlight Foundation, the Washington, D.C.-based good government organization, spoke with those involved with the local open data movement to see how far Philly has come in that year.

City Hall during the Hack for Change kickoff. Photo by Mark Headd.

More than a year has passed since Mayor Michael Nutter signed Philadelphia’s open data executive order, pledging transparency through data releases. The Sunlight Foundation, the Washington, D.C.-based good government organization, spoke with those involved with the local open data movement to see how far Philly has come in that year. Watch it below and read its blog post here.

Also check out our City of Philadelphia Open Data Report Card and the latest from Chief Data Officer Mark Headd, who is now leading a 15-person open data staff.

Companies: City of Philadelphia / Sunlight Foundation

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