Open Indy Brigade

  • Open Data

Website
www.openindybrigade.com

Primary Contact
Matthew Kirby
Co-founder
Contact via email

Mission statement

The Open Indy Brigade is a non-profit that exists to advocate for the use of public data and open source technology to better inform and engage citizens in Central Indiana.

Actions

Open Indy Brigade is working on the following actions:

Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Research other cities’ data policies

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

50%

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Status on January 30, 2017
This is an on-going initiative, as space is dynamic and always changing.
Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Recommend a process for making government data available and receiving feedback from the public

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2016

Progress

33%

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Status on January 30, 2017
Working to understand how to be helpful to current Indianapolis open data efforts
Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Develop an annual open data report

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

January 31, 2017

Progress

100%

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Status on January 30, 2017
2016 Annual Report is complete, and an updated report will be provided year over year.
Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Create a catalog of current open data sources

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

January 31, 2017

Progress

100%

Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Perform a comprehensive user experience (UX) audit to properly judge and index public facing websites based on usability and civic impact

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

January 31, 2017

Progress

100%

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Status on January 30, 2017
Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Provide recommendations for a county-wide open data policy that is recognized and implemented both by the Mayor’s office and City Council

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

January 31, 2017

Progress

15%

Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Elevate data sharing up to the Central Indiana Regional Council of Elected Officials (to go from local to regional)

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

0%

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Open Data

Strategy

Adopt an open data policy at the city level and collaborate with neighboring cities to create a national model for regional data sharing.

Action

Advocate for a Chief Innovation Officer at the cabinet level to facilitate the advancing of open data policy throughout city government and other municipal agencies and the Telecomm industry to establish best practices on resource sharing and broadband implementation

Start Date:

February 1, 2016

Completion Date:

January 31, 2018

Progress

0%