StateScoop: ‘Open data platform DKAN changes hands’

StateScoopStateScoop’s Colin Wood reports on the new role CivicActions will play in leading both the future of the DKAN open data platform and broader global open government data efforts.

From the article:

“Government now has a viable, fully-supported open data platform that lives up to the fundamental principles of open data — non-proprietary, license-free, presumption of openness, designed with public input. We’re excited to bring ultimate freedom, from source code to digital service flexibility to general open government culture, via our support for DKAN and open data community at large.”

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2017-11-07T09:49:20+00:00 Categories: DKAN, Open Data, Press|Tags: , |

About the Author:

Aaron co-founded CivicActions in 2004. In his role as Chief Experience Officer (CXO), he is responsible for company culture, talent acquisition, professional development and marketing.

In 2016, Aaron served at the United States Digital Service (USDS) helping improve the way the federal government procures digital services through culture change, policy reform, and strategic planning.

He brings more than 20 years of information technology, free and open source software and consulting industry experience to managing the firm and advising clients.

Prior to CivicActions, Aaron facilitated leadership and communication seminars, creating extraordinary opportunities for men and women to deepen relationships, accomplish personal goals, and realize their authentic passions. He brings this experience to the unique aspects of generating a healthy organizational culture within a distributed team.

He has presented at numerous conferences on a diverse range of interests and passions including federal procurement, organizational culture, digital strategy, free and open source software and mindfulness.

Aaron lives between Oakland, CA, Washington D.C. and San Mateo, Costa Rica, with his wife Nikki and their two daughters. He is passionate about photography, pugilism, snowboarding, podcasts, and fostering community.