Author: Kevin Merritt

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Socrata Social Data Platform


Kevin Merritt


The Socrata Social Data Platform allows organizations to make data available to citizens by transforming the way audiences consume and share public datasets, enabling government agencies to boost participation and fulfill transparency mandates.

With the Social Data Platform technical and non-technical audiences can interact with data online. Scientists and analysts can download data while everyday citizens can access data through an easy to use interface, much like media players are used for audio and video content.

The Social Data Platform includes Socrata’s Data Delivery Network, a shared services platform allowing organizations to share tremendous cost savings with other organizations of all shapes and sizes.”