2014 Open Data Benchmark Report


Executive Summary

In this decade, an increasing number of public-sector organizations have embraced open data as a way to boost visibility into government decision-making and performance. It is clear open data has the potential to generate economic and social value far beyond the core benefits of transparency. THE RESULTS OF THIS STUDY CONFIRM OPEN DATA IS GROWING QUICKLY, governments throughout the country realize the benefits of open data, and that open data will be a primary tool for governments to interact with their many stakeholders.