Tag: open data

Tag: open data

Data Catalog Upgrade
July 18, 2017 Blog,Data Ron Pringle

I am pleased to report that our upgrade of the OpenColorado data catalog to CKAN version 2.5.2 was completed successfully on 7/15/16. The upgrade brings several functional and performance improvements, such as: More built-in dataset previews; A more user-friendly look & feel; API access to datasets; The option to mark datasets as private or public;

Boulder Adopts Progressive Open Data Policy
May 1, 2017 Blog Ron Pringle

City manager to approve progressive open data policy City Manager Jane Brautigam will sign the City of Boulder’s open data policy, designed to increase transparency and accountability by opening more city data to the community, during a brief ceremony at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2. The policy calls for city departments to publish data

Pilot Open Data Platform expands access to Boulder County Land Use information
March 24, 2017 Blog,Data Ron Pringle

New open dataset offers better tools and improved access to building permit and development information for unincorporated Boulder County. The Boulder County Land Use Department today announced the launch of an open data platform that will give residents, demographers, planners and software developers greater access to building permit and development data in unincorporated Boulder County.

Boulder County Launches New Geospatial Open Data Platform
May 10, 2016 Blog,Data Ron Pringle

New platform offers better tools and improved access to geospatial data Boulder County launched a new geographic information system (GIS) open data platform that will give data enthusiasts greater access to valuable county geospatial – mapping – data assets on an interactive site. The site, located at http://maps.bouldercounty.org/OpenData, puts GIS data at users’ fingertips. Datasets

City of Boulder launches new website with Open Data
August 9, 2013 Blog Ron Pringle

The City of Boulder has launched a new website at bouldercolorado.gov. The site includes a new layout and design as well as several features aimed at making it easier for users to access government services and information. The last time the city launched a new site design was in 2006. View the City of Boulder

OpenColorado is Hosting Data
March 2, 2013 Blog Ron Pringle

OpenColorado is very pleased to announce that we have added the data hosting ability to our open data catalog, data.opencolorado.org. Hosting is one of the key pieces of our upgrade to CKAN v 1.8. We chose the CKAN platform for our data catalog because it provides a lot of flexibility and very low cost. In

A Local Business Database and App – Good Intentions, but There’s More Potential
March 6, 2012 Blog Ron Pringle

Colorado Senator Morgan Carroll introduced legislation to create a business database. The legislation would direct the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to create the database. Local businesses would voluntarily be able to register, provide information, and a pay a fee each year. The bill also requires OEDIT to create a mobile

How to Evangelize and Implement an Open Government Initiative
October 20, 2011 Blog Ron Pringle

Here’s a presentation that Leslie Labrecque, from the City of Boulder, and I gave to a recent National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) webinar. It may not make complete sense without the accompanying commentary. If you’re interested and in Colorado, give us a call and we can come out and present to you. How to