Fast, But Not Furious: Implementing Open Data in Record Time

Publishing data from disparate legacy systems can be overwhelming. However the City of Urbana showed that it can work if you keep it simple. They successfully launched both the Open Data Portal and Open Expenditures in a very short amount of time with a modest 135 hours of effort. The City’s IT Director, Sanford Hess, will share lessons learned on getting Open Data up and running quickly to show immediate results and gather support for Open Data initiatives.

Speaker: Sanford Hess - Information Technology Director, City of Urbana, Illinois