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Formats designed to structure data, which then enables interoperability, analysis, and software development.

To learn more, listen to this Government Digital Services UK podcast episode about the Data Standards Authority.


PLACE is a non-profit data trust that creates and stewards hyperlocal mapping data for a membership community that is open to all and serves the public interest.

Service Interface for Real Time Information (SIRI)

SIRI is an XML protocol to allow distributed computers to exchange real-time information about public transport services and vehicles.

Open Eligibility

The Open Eligibility Project is an initiative of Aunt Bertha, a Public Benefit Corporation in order to simplify the process of finding and applying for human services.

Human Service Data API Suite (HSDA)

A set of protocols for accessing, updating, exchanging and synchronising community resource directory data is a collaborative, community activity with a mission to create, maintain, and promote schemas for structured data on the Internet, on web pages, in email messages, and beyond.

Local Inspector Value-Entry Specification (LIVES)

Yelp is a fun and easy way to find, recommend and talk about what's great - and not so great - in San Francisco and beyond. Members share their favorite recommendations - everything from the latest restaurants and shops, to the best hair salons…

Open Referral

We develop data standards and open platforms that make it easy to share and find information about community resources.

The Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA)

An open technical standard providing publishers, creators, and consumers the ability to trace the origin of different types of media.

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