Waldo Jaquith

Former 18F staffers create 'State Software Collaborative'


Robin Carnahan and Waldo Jaquith want states to stop "reinventing the wheel" with each new technology procurement and instead work together to create software they can share.

Open data advocate: States, cities can link IoT procurement to data management


Waldo Jaquith, speaking at the National Association of State Technology Directors’ annual conference, believes governments need to pair their purchasing of connected devices with their data governance practices.

Following years of prodding, Virginia opens up corporate data for free


The State Corporation Commission plans to stop charging for a pair of sought-after databases, after hearing from one determined open data advocate.

Open gov advocates face obstacles when publishing state codes


In Georgia, officials say government transparency activist Carl Malamud violated copyright laws after he published the state’s legal code to his nonprofit’s website.