New Maryland open data portal cuts down duplicate records

StateScoop: The Maryland Department of Information Technology announced Thursday a refresh of the state’s open data portal that’s expected to heighten access to government information for non-technical users and better organize the state’s internal data use.

Maryland has operated an open data portal since 2013 for the purposes of increasing its transparency and  accountability to the public, but improving how the state uses and shares data is just as important in 2019, said Patrick McLoughlin, DIT’s director of business intelligence.

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