The U.S. States Open Data Census took a new approach when rating open data across all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
It allowed states to improve their results as the census looked into their open data initiatives. Instead of a closed assessment process, states watched their scores emerge and made improvements.
U.S. Open Data launched the census early last year and completed it in February 2016. Waldo Jaquith, the organization's executive director, announced the final results via a tweet. Continue…