CfA Blog: Strategies for Populating Your Open Data Catalog

I wrote a blog post for Code for America outlining several key strategies for populating a new municipal open data catalog


From the article:
5. Get the rest of your departments involved
City departments might find that their biggest data consumer is another city department. In Santa Cruz, one of the anticipated results of our open data initiative is an increase in interoperability between departments and their respective systems. Helping departments successfully integrate data from other admin units can dramatically improve support for open data efforts.