Documents/ORGP1

ORGPedia: Open Organizational Data

Strategic_Plan

Publication: 2011-04-06

Source: http://dotank.nyls.edu/orgpedia/

As a result of the burgeoning movement to open up access to public data, government agencies are making unprecedented quantities of information about regulated businesses available online in reusable formats. From data about corporate compliance with health, environment and safety regulations to data about companies that receive assignments of patents to financial disclosures from publicly traded companies, the opportunity now exists to “mash up” and visualize disparate data about organizations.

Submitter:

Name:Owen Ambur

Email:Owen.Ambur@verizon.net

Organization:

Name:ORGPedia

Acronym:ORGP

Description:
ORGPedia explores how to create an information system that effectively combines authenticated government data with user-contributed information – a hybrid wiki – to enhance public understanding about organizations and firms.