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high value government data

According to the Open Government Directive, high value government data is any data that can “increase agency accountability and responsiveness; improve public knowledge of the agency and its operations; further the core mission of the agency; create economic opportunity; or respond to need and demand as identified through public consultation.”

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This memorandum from the Office of Management and Budget explains how government agencies should carry out the Open Government Directive.

This was last updated in May 2010

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