Data management & governance

Playbooks, guidance, templates, and other resources to support the implementation of policy, the creation of data governance structures, and the day-to-day work of data management in the federal government

Annotated 8 Principles of Open Government Data

Outlines 8 principles for best practices for government open data, formed by open government advocates in 2007 and cross-referenced with principles from OMB Memo M-13-13.

Source

opengovdata.org

Keywords

open data

Assessing Data Skills Playbook

The Assessing Data Skills Playbook supports the Federal Data Strategy by helping agencies get started with assessing data skills.

Source

Federal Data Strategy

Keywords

Federal Data Strategy, playbook

Format

PDF (26 pages)

Data Governance Playbook

The Data Governance Playbook supports the Federal Data Strategy by helping agencies get started with prioritizing data governance and assessing maturity.

Source

Federal Data Strategy

Keywords

data governance, Federal Data Strategy, playbook

Format

PDF (14 pages)

Data Innovation Event Playbook

The Data Innovation Event Playbook supports the Federal Data Strategy by helping agencies host events to strengthen stakeholder engagement for data-related efforts.

Source

Federal Data Strategy

Keywords

Federal Data Strategy, playbook

Format

PDF (24 pages)

Data on the Web Best Practices

Best practices from W3C related to the publication and usage of data on the Web designed to help support a self-sustaining ecosystem. Data should be discoverable and understandable by humans and machines. Where data is used in some way, whether by the originator of the data or by an external party, such usage should also be discoverable and the efforts of the data publisher recognized. In short, following these Best Practices will facilitate interaction between publishers and consumers.

Source

W3C

Keywords

data management

Data.gov Dashboard

The Data.gov Dashboard is a website enabling Federal agencies, industry, and the general public and other stakeholders to view details on how Federal agencies are progressing on implementing the Federal Open Data Policy.

Source

General Services Administration

Keywords

open data, data inventory

Digital Services Playbook

The Digital Services Playbook is a resource of 13 key “plays” drawn from successful practices from the private sector and government that, when used together, will help government build effective digital services.

Source

U.S. Digital Service

Keywords

data management, playbook

FOIA.gov

The public-facing site for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Source

foia.gov

Keywords

open data, data management

Most U.S. government creative works such as writing or images are copyright-free, but there are some exceptions. This resource outlines when and how copyright applies to U.S. government works.

Source

usa.gov

Keywords

data management, data governance, data sharing

Open Data Engagement Guidance

Many federal agencies have held open data events to engage with the public, the private sector, non-profits, academia and others on open data issues. This guidance outlines best practices for holding open data events.

Source

data.gov

Keywords

open data

Open Definition 2.1

Defines principles for the term "open" in regards to "open data" and "open content" to ensure quality and encourage compatibility between different pools of open material. The Open Definition, put most succinctly: "Open data and content can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone for any purpose.”

Source

Open Knowledge Foundation

Keywords

open data

Paperwork Reduction Act: Implementation Guide

Website that provides guidance around the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) and resources to help with its implementation.

Source

pra.digital.gov

Keywords

PRA

Supplemental Guidance on the Implementation of M-13-13 “Open Data Policy – Managing Information as an Asset”

This document focuses on near-term efforts agencies must take to meet the five initial requirements of M-13-13, which were due November 30, 2013.

Source

Office of Management and Budget / General Services Administration

Keywords

open data, data inventory

U.S. Public Participation Playbook

The U.S. Public Participation Playbook is a resource for government managers to effectively evaluate and build better services through public participation using best practices and performance metrics.

Source

participation.usa.gov

Keywords

data management, playbook