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In the Press

Media

Wired

March 2016

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

Forbes

March 2019

Developers Use Artificial Intelligence to Match Patients to Clinical Trials

New York Times

March 2016

New Federal Website Aims to Enhance Community Services

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TechRepublic

March 2016

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

MeriTalk

March 2020

The Opportunity Project Marks 100 Product Milestone

HHS News

December 2020

Winners of HHS Design-a-thon to Develop Innovative Digital Health Tools for COVID-19

Federal News Network

December 2020

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

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.”

SAP News

December 2020

SAP Showcases Circular Economy Solution for Cities at The Opportunity Project

Orange Sparkle Ball

November 2020

Public Health + Open Source Data Recap

Fedscoop

October 2020

What exactly, is a US CTO?

Governing

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

GovTech

December 2019

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


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.

Publications

A Roadmap to the Future

The Partnership for Public Service Publication

Best Practices Report to the President

White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council