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Delaware Open Data Council
Executive Order 57

The Delaware Open Data Council brings together a team from state government focused specifically on making more data available to members of the public. The Council is tasked with managing the Open Data Portal, promoting open data, establishing a statewide data strategy, and recommending data standards for public data.

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What is Open Data?


The idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.


   Available and Accessible

   Allow Re-use and Redistribution

   Use the Data for any Purpose


Open Data Benefits...


Greater Transparency
Saves Time & Resources
Community Problem Solving
Encourages Data Sharing

The Open Data Councilmembers are appointed by the Governor or their Cabinet Secretary. Each councilmember represents an Executive Branch agency, and they work with their entire agency to identify datasets for publishing in the portal.


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