White House promotes open data guidelines

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/08/16/progress-toward-opening-government-data-resources
The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy published new guidelines and FAQs to ease adoption of President Obama’s open data policy. In May, ┬áthe president signed an order mandating that agencies use machine-readable and open data formats when they collect or create information so it can be re-used efficiently.