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Method for searching by expertise, or finding expertise

The Data.gov CONOPS provides a great deal of information regarding the governance and advisory support made available by “POCs” and “Data Stewards” and other roles engaged in populating and supporting data on the site. The CONOPS also describes how Personally-Identifiable Information (PII) is protected, both for submitters and those engaged in the governance process. As well, some existing community forums are referenced ...more »

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Hot Topic Discussion Forum

Why not create a forum where the citizens have a place to discuss topics that impact us all and maybe the government will monitor to help try and follow the sway of the people and not just the sway of those with the most money? I would like to see a discussion on such topics as: 1) Government collects 450+ million in Social Security Tax each year but only spends roughly 145 million on Social Security any yet its ...more »

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ufo roswell

UFO information, especially 1947 Roswell

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Solution Architecture Innovation Lab (SAIL)

To establish an open and inclusive COTS & Open Source self vetting "lab" where innovators of the market can engage is exploring the realm of the possible with prospective govt programs before they go to RFP. This would allow PMs and users better articulate the capabilities of the market in a collaborative forum and virtual lab. The "evidence" would come from a network of non-profits whose combined labs would form the ...more »

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calidad financiera

la operacion financiera de los bancos sea auditada desde el punto de vista de la gestion de la calidad como soporte de la auditoria contable ,esto atrae mas empleos . para los ingenieros de este actividad . "The financial operations of banks should be audited based on their quality perspective as well as their accounting principles, this type of effort generates more employment, especially for the engineers involved ...more »

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State Appropriations Statements w/Response - Accountability

(paperless) Any entity that is payrolled or utilizes taxpayer dollars: information on all expendatures, down to the "inth". Set up in a format similar to a P&L or MRO- filters allowing search & drilldown. With appropriate email Q&A contact and escalated contact. This information is already maintained on PC & concerned taxpayers would readily help self manage this area. ie 1) I've lived in Utah for my life and would ...more »

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Showcase Integration Methods for Existing Data Infrastructure

Demonstrate technical examples which show how to integrate legacy systems (most common in state and local government agencies) into the federal data aggregation system, to speed adoption. Many state and local agencies rely on disparate technologies for collecting and reporting data. Over the years, proprietary and deprecated systems have become the norm in some agencies as a result of IT or procurement policy. There ...more »

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Limit use of Adobe Flash!

ipod touch, iphone an ipad cannot display adobe flash information!

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Statistics on military retirees

All military retirees are veterans but not all veterans are retirees. There is a need for statistical information on those who make the military their career, in addition to the data on veterans.

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Partnership with States to get Voter demographics online

I think this would let voters know how the numbers game is played in State politics and how politicians can use this information to their advantage. If we all have it then even playing field. http://www.examiner.com/x-19673-Michelle-Obama-Examiner

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Consider elements of a complete open data ecosystem

Nat Torkington recently posted Truly Open Data at http://radar.oreilly.com/2010/03/truly-open-data.html, in which he argues for an "open source approach" to data, considering lessons learned from the successful open source software community.

 

I won't try to reproduce his post, but I recommend reading it, and I hope it will spur some more specific ideas for Data.gov.

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Gov't efficiency & suggestion site

Create a space not just for improving this site, but for supplying suggestions to different agencies for improvements. For example: I just read about the revised $100 bill to combat the superbill. However, this is a technology cat & mouse game with another vary sophisticated organization. One improvement that might be more difficult to overcome is to insert a field programmable RFID chip into each bill. The chip ...more »

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