• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
  • 00:13    |    
    Interest in government transparency
  • 00:58    |    
    OpenGov.com platform
  • 01:50    |    
    Importance of access to data
  • 02:48    |    
    Impact on citizen involvement
  • 03:53    |    
    Who has signed up for OpenGov.com?
  • 05:07    |    
    Nonpublic entities and entities outside US
  • 06:38    |    
    Future of government transparency
  • 08:30    |    
    Why transparency?
  • 09:39    |    
    Final credits

OpenGov and Transparency

  | 18 de enero de 2014  | Vistas: 44

Zac Bookman describes how he became an entrepreneur developing anticorruption and transparency software for government agencies. He explains that OpenGov.com’s platform maps an agency’s spending and revenue data to its organizational structure, allowing officials and the public to see how taxpayer money is spent. Finally, he talks about the tools OpenGov will provide in the near future, including tracking personnel data and allowing agencies to compare spending.

This video has been made possible thanks to support from the John Templeton Foundation, Global Philanthropic Trust, and the Earhart Foundation.

This interview was recorded as part of The Antigua Forum 2014 gathering.

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Zac Bookman is co-founder and CEO of OpenGov.com and a principal…