Green Button

The Green Button initiative was launched at the beginning of 2012 and represents industry’s response to a White House call to action to provide consumer energy data in both people- and computer-friendly formats.

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Katie Easton
openFDA

Since its launch in June 2014, the impetus for openFDA has been to make it easier to get access to publicly available FDA data. FDA’s goal is to make it simple for an application, mobile device, web developer, or researcher to use data from FDA.

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Katie Easton
Every Kid in a Park

Every Kid in a Park gives U.S. fourth graders free access to all federal lands and water — including national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and marine sanctuaries — for a full year. And they can bring their families and friends with them for free, too.

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Katie Easton
18F

18F partners with agencies to approach technology projects in new ways. We help agencies improve processes and deliver efficient, easy-to-use digital services to the public.

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Katie Easton
Healthcare.gov Rescue

Fellows were part of the Healthcare.gov rescue team that helped stabilize and support enrollment website. Two Fellows were part of the initial Healthcare.gov “rescue” team. 

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Katie Easton
Smithsonian Hackathon

The Smithsonian held its first ever hackathon, helping the American Art Museum reimagine the digital kiosks at the Luce Center, resulting in visionary short films and working prototypes. This led to the Smithsonian American Art Museum participating in the US Open Data Action Plan with an open API on its roadmap.

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Robert Read
Blue Button

Millions of Americans can get easy, secure online access to their health records thanks to “Blue Button”. Initially developed as a Round 1 PIFMProject to allow veterans access to their health records. The program was expanded this year at Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Robert Read
Data.gov

Data.gov provides access to over 100,000 federal data sets. Like many PIF projects, the source code of this federated data portal was developed from its inception as an open source project, as well as leveraging other open source code to accelerate development.

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Robert Read