The Administrative Conference’s initiative to engage the public and private sectors in implementing OMB’s Open Government Directive is yielding new tools to enhance informed public participation rulemaking. As a result a number of private sector organizations are taking advantage of the federal government’s commitment to making Big Data sets available for public analysis by developing eGovernment applications to analyze the datasets.
Splunk, a leader in data analysis software, announced that it is making freely available a powerful new tool for analyzing federal regulatory data. Splunk explains that its eRegulations Insights tool leverages the Regulations.gov database to yield new insights such as the identifying the “primary influencers who are mobilizing public engagement.”
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