Open Data Policy Best Practices-Checklist for Your City
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Sunlight Foundation Open Data Policy Guidance: Best Practices
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#Open Data Policy Guidance Best PracticeExplanation and ExamplesIn place today? (y/n)Potential policy language LOE/Feasability (high, med, low)Political will - Can it be driven/codified in policy (executive order or ordinance)?Process - can it be driven as part of an internal/administrative policy or governance plan?Notes
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1Proactively release government information onlinehttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#proactive-release
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2Reference and build on existing public accountability and access policieshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#build-on-precedent
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3Build on the values, goals and mission of the community and government http://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#goals-and-values
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4Create a public, comprehensive list of all information holdingshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#lists-of-holdings
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5Specify methods of determining the prioritization of data releasehttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#prioritization
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6Stipulate that provisions apply to contractors or quasi-governmental agencieshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#outside-services
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7Appropriately safeguard sensitive informationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#sensitive-information
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8Mandate data formats for maximal technical accesshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#open-formats
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9Provide comprehensive and appropriate formats for varied useshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#thoughtful-formats
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10Remove restrictions for accessing informationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#open-access
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11Mandate data be explicitly license-freehttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#license-free
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12Charge data-creating agencies with recommending an appropriate citation formhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#citations
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13Require publishing metadatahttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#metadata
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14Require publishing data creation processeshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#open-data-creation
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15Mandate the use of unique identifiershttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#unique-identifiers
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16Require code sharing or publishing open sourcehttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#open-code
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17Require digitization and distribution of archival materialshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#archival-material
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18Create a central location devoted to data publication and policieshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#data-portals-and-websites
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19Publish bulk datahttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#bulk-data
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20Create public APIs for accessing informationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#public-apis
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21Optimize methods of data collectionhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#data-collection
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22Mandate ongoing data publication and updateshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#real-time-updates
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23Create permanent, lasting access to datahttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#permanent-access
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24Create or appoint oversight authority http://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#oversight-authority
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25Create guidance or other binding regulations for implementationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#binding-regulations
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26Incorporate public perspectives into policy implementationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#public-participation
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27Set appropriately ambitious timelines for implementationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#timelines
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28Create processes to ensure data qualityhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#data-quality
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29Ensure sufficient funding for implementationhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#funding
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30Create or explore potential partnershipshttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#partnerships
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31Mandate future review for potential changes to this policyhttp://sunlightfoundation.com/opendataguidelines/#future-review
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