External Open Data Resources

Open Data's Impact

What do we mean by Open Data? Why does it matter? How did we study it? And who contributed?

California Health and Human Services Open Data Handbook

The California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Open Data Handbook provides guidelines to identify, review, prioritize and prepare publishable CHHS data for access by the public via the CHHS Open Data Portal – with a foundational emphasis on value, quality, data and metadata standards, and governance.

Data Playbook by CHHS

Here are five plays designed to help Departments utilize data to inform program and policy development.

A Guide to Bullet Proofing Your Data

Integrity Checks for Every Data Set, Beyond Basic Checks, Some Notes About Others’ Studies, Find the Right Methodology, and Other Tips From Our Colleagues

The Home of the U.S. Government’s Open Data

Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

Data Prioritization - What Should I Publish?

Prioritizing what data to publish requires a balancing between which datasets are of the highest value and which datasets are closest to being ready for publication.

Open Data Standard Directory

An open data standard is a set of specifications (or requirements) for how some sets of data should be made publicly available. Generally, open data standards describe data about a particular subject, for example service requests (Open311) or building permits (BLDS). Like the data they describe, open data standards are generally developed “in the open”, meaning that anyone who is interested has a way to contribute.

GovLab: Solving Public Problems with Data Lectures

An Introduction to Data Science and Data Analytical Thinking in the Public Interest - A series of online lectures by leading experts from the Governance Lab

Data Sharing Framework by CHHS

Data sharing at CHHS is governed by the CHHS data exchange agreement and the associated business use case proposal process.