Tag: This Week in Open

This Week in Open, August 18, 2015

Education is in the news, and not just because school is back in session for many students. NEWS: While improvement in state-level financial transparency was on display at the City Club last week as Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel demo’d an online checkbook (our Storify gives a good look at the highlights), the Sunlight Foundation has given Ohio a “D” when…

This Week in Open, August 5, 2015

NEWS: Many thanks to everyone who came to the City Club forum on July 16th to hear about how cities should embrace disruptive technology. If you missed Dustin Haisler’s fact-packed presentation and excellent Q&A, you can (and should!) watch it here. The opening of Cleveland transit data got media love last month. The Ohio Controlling Board approved a $2.7 million…

This Week in Open, July 14, 2015

Nothing slowed down in open data news during our two-week hiatus so let’s jump right in. NEWS: Hot off the presses: Jackie Borchardt reports that the Ohio online checkbook is, “out of date.” On the heels of a call for more disclosure by Common Cause Ohio, the Plain Dealer editorial board wants more regular and frequent campaign finance reporting in…

This Week in Open

This Week in Open highlights the stems and stalks growing in our Northeast Ohio open data ecosystem. To learn more about how it’s progress, sign up for the blog feed, follow us on Twitter or visit and like our Facebook page. Maybe you’ve seen growth we’ve missed – let us know and we’ll include info about it too. NEWS: Our…

This Week in Open

No droughts when it comes to open data news. Make sure you share This Week in Open to nurture the ecosystem and keep it healthy. Then others can sign up for the blog feed, follow us on Twitter or visit and like our Facebook page. Hacking got more journalistic love and we’re taking the show on the road to Columbus…