Sunlight Foundation Offers Open Data Road Map

Government Technology: The Sunlight Foundation rolled out a new project this week called Roadmap to Informed Communities, which is a toolset aimed at helping local governments with open data work tailored to their residents.

The Roadmap to Informed Communities, at a base level, is a four-step framework that includes action, result, engagement and collaborators. Within this framework, the Sunlight Foundation’s new tools seek to help local government accomplish something called Tactical Data Engagement, which includes granular work like problem-scoping and subsequently designing research-based solutions after collecting information from the community.

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