Implementation Guide: Supplemental Guidance on the Implementation of M-13-13, "Open Data Policy - Managing Information as an Asset"


Publication: 2013-08-20


The purpose of this guidance is to provide additional clarification and detailed requirements to assist agencies in carrying out the objectives of Executive Order 13642 of May 9, 2013, Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information and OMB Memorandum M-13-13 Open Data Policy-Managing Information as an Asset. Specifically, this document focuses on near-term efforts agencies must take to meet the following five initial requirements of M-13-13, which are due November 1, 2013 (six months from publication of M-13-13) ...


Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Project Open Data


The White House developed Project Open Data - this collection of code, tools, and case studies - to help agencies adopt the Open Data Policy and unlock the potential of government data. Project Open Data will evolve over time as a community resource to facilitate broader adoption of open data practices in government. Anyone - government employees, contractors, developers, the general public - can view and contribute. Learn more about Project Open Data Governance and dive right in and help to build a better world through the power of open data.


  • Office of Management and BudgetProject Open Data is managed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), both components of the Executive Office of the President. The Federal CIO and CTO will both be actively involved, along with members of their teams.

  • Office of Science and Technology Policy

  • Federal CIO

  • Federal CTO