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U.S. Data Federation Aims to Coordinate and Standardize Government Data
FedScoop posted an article introducing the U.S. Data Federation, a new initiative from the GSA (General Services Administration) that collects standardized open data from the federal government and coordinates it among specific topics. Data providers can use it to see if their data fits into predetermined standards and view examples of successful standardized data from various agencies. The federation will soon add tools for using a preferred data standard and a maturity model to track its progress.
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