Tag: application programming interface (API)

Taking Open Government to the Next Level

Filed in DOL, Open Government by on April 18, 2013 4 Comments
Taking Open Government to the Next Level

“I want us to ask ourselves every day, how are we using technology to make a real difference in people’s lives?” President Obama posed this question as a challenge to federal agencies, and we’ve taken that challenge seriously at the Labor Department. On a personal level, I’m hardly a “techie” − but I appreciate how […]

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DOL Transparency on the Go

Filed in Open Government, Web Apps by on January 10, 2012 35 Comments
DOL Transparency on the Go

Making federal government data more user-friendly and accessible to the public gives citizens an opportunity to ensure government accountability and encourages engagement and influence in the decision-making process.  Data.gov has been a tremendous asset in accomplishing this goal, allowing anyone  to download government datasets, large and small, However, while experts on the data can extract […]

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