Beth Blauer is director of GovStat for Seattle-based Socrata, an open data platform provider. She served from 2008 to 2012 as director of Maryland's StateStat and the Governor's Delivery Unit for Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

January 11, 2013

Government and the Micro-Data Economy

Making the vast stores of information that governments collect open to all will have a profound effect on business and on our quality of life.