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In the Press



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March 2016

The White House Wants You to Build Tools to Improve Our Cities


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March 2019

Developers Use Artificial Intelligence to Match Patients to Clinical Trials

New York Times

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March 2016

New Federal Website Aims to Enhance Community Services

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March 2016

President Obama’s New Open Data Initiative Could Help Cities Help Themselves


March 2020

The Opportunity Project Marks 100 Product Milestone

SAP News

December 2020

SAP Showcases Circular Economy Solution for Cities at The Opportunity Project

Federal News Network

December 2020

Census toolkit gives agencies what they need to launch data sprints with industry

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Mapbox Blog

December 2020

Building with our friends at The Opportunity Project

“The Opportunity Project is one of my favorite enduring innovation efforts in the US federal government. 2020 is our third time joining TOP sprints, after working on housing subsidies in 2016 and environmental stewardship in 2018. This time we were joined by several friends of Mapbox as well, making up a proud cohort of excellent map makers.”

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November 2020

Public Health + Open Source Data Recap


October 2020

What exactly, is a US CTO?


January 2020

How Communities Can Benefit from Amazon’s Great Data Caper

Federal News Network

December 2019

Census Bureau Showcases Data Projects to Optimize 2020 Population Count


December 2019

U.S. Census Bureau Rolls Out Innovation Tools for 2020 Count


December 2019

Federal CIO: It’s Time for Those Digital Transformations to Scale Up

Bi-Partisan Authorizing Legislation

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The Opportunity Project Act of 2019

In 2019, bipartisan TOP Authorizing legislation was introduced in congress, which directs the Secretary of Commerce to carry out a program to facilitate the development of digital products for the public, and for other purposes. This authorizing bill is a major step toward institutionalizing TOP in government.


A Roadmap to the Future

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The Partnership for Public Service Publication

Best Practices Report to the President

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White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council