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Owen Ambur

Owen Ambur co-founded and co-chaired the CIO Council’s governmentwide XML community of practice in 2000. In active retirement since 2007, he chairs AIIM’s StratML Committee.
Digital Government

A plethora of YADs: Let's hope they point to a more intelligent future

Every day seems to bring yet another dashboard that not only reinvents the performance reporting wheel but also fails to support data sharing across organizations and systems.

Digital Government

The open, efficient, machine-readable government

Information provided in machine-readable formats will begin to restore public trust in government’s ability to uphold the law and deliver on its mission.

Digital Government

Government performance data: Let's make it open, machine-readable and permanent might be abandoned by the next president, but agencies have the tools (and responsibility) to publish open and machine-readable performance plans themselves.