Department of Defense

Milestone 7 - May 31st 2015

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Assessment Summary

Enterprise Data Inventory: The EDI does not include any "restricted public " or "non-public" data assets and is not available as a public dataset on To be compliant substantial growth and a public Enterprise Data Inventory in JSON format must be included in DOD's Public Data Listing. The EDI includes 372 data assets, but a the Google search for .xls, .csv, .xml, and .json across Commerce component websites produces 2,820,000 dataset results.

Public Data Listing: To be compliant substantial growth, metadata improvements, and URL improvements are needed. No APIs are included to the Public Data Listing and only 46.4 % of links are working optimally. Add featured datasets. Ensure all APIs are included in the PDL with rich documentation:;

Public Engagement: To be compliant include a closed loop two-way feedback mechanism beyond email. To be featured as a best practice complete: integration with, launching web analytics on your /data page, and a prioritized schedule based on public feedback. To integrate more seamlessly with, work to incorporate their Help Desk API into your feedback mechanism. A first step would be to to include this data request link on your /data page: When hosting events be sure to add them to It is unclear how many views obtained, to remedy this work with the DAP team: Lastly, develop a public schedule to improve the open maturity of your data based on public feedback. Two U.S. local examples include:;; See also: Data Prioritization Toolkit Summary.html

Privacy and Security: To be featured as a best practice, work with your OGC to ensure all "restricted public" and "non-public" datasets are included in the EDI with accessLevel explanations included in the rights field. If any metadata requires redaction, ensure that is redacted precisely, with a presumption for openness:

Human Capital: To be featured as a best practice growth in Open Data dedicated staff time and detailed data governance is needed.

Use & Impact: To be compliant examples are needed featuring how DOD's open data is used to achieve: cost savings, efficiency, fuel for business, improved civic services, informed policy, performance planning, research and scientific discoveries, transparency and accountability, and increased public participation, etc.

Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Inventory Updated this Quarter
Number of Datasets
Number of APIs
Schedule Delivered Crawl details
Bureaus represented
Programs represented
Number of public datasets
Number of restricted public datasets
Number of non-public datasets
Inventory > Public listing
Percentage growth in records since last quarter
Spot Check - datasets listed by search engine
Agency provides a public Enterprise Data Inventory on
License specified Crawl details
Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Number of Datasets Crawl details
Number of Collections Crawl details
Number of Public Datasets with File Downloads Crawl details
Number of APIs Crawl details
Total number of access and download links Crawl details
Quality Check: Links are sufficiently working Crawl details
Quality Check: Accessible links Crawl details
Quality Check: Redirected links Crawl details
Quality Check: Error links Crawl details
Quality Check: Broken links Crawl details
Percentage growth in records since last quarter
Valid Metadata Crawl details
/data exists Crawl details
/data.json Crawl details
Harvested by
Views on for the quarter
Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Description of feedback mechanism delivered Crawl details
Data release is prioritized through public engagement
Feedback loop is closed, 2 way communication
Link to or description of Feedback Mechanism
Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Data Publication Process Delivered Crawl details
Information that should not to be made public is documented with agency's OGC
Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Open Data Primary Point of Contact
POCs identified for required responsibilities
Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Identified 5 data improvements for this quarter
Primary Uses
Value or impact of data
Primary data discovery channels
User suggestions on improving data usability
User suggestions on additional data releases
Digital Analytics Program on /data

Automated Metrics

These metrics are generated by an automated analysis that runs every 24 hours until the end of the quarter at which point they become a historical snapshot

Expected Data.json URL (From Directory)
Resolved Data.json URL
Number of Redirects
HTTP Status 200
Content Type application/json
Valid JSON Valid
Detected Data.json Schema federal-v1.1
Datasets with Valid Metadata 100%(374 of 374)
Valid Schema Valid
Datasets 374
Datasets with Distribution URLs 100% (374 of 374)
Datasets with Download URLs 98.1% (367 of 374)
Total Distribution URLs 382
Total Download URLs 375
Total APIs 0
Public Datasets 374
Restricted Public Datasets 0
Non-public Datasets 0
Bureaus Represented 9
Programs Represented 10
License Specified 0.0% (0 of 374)
Datasets with Redactions 0.0% (0 of 374)
Redactions without explanation (rights field) 0.0% (0 of 374)
File Size 464.41KB
Last modified Monday, 02-Mar-2015 10:28:02 EST
Last crawl Thursday, 28-May-2015 21:11:49 EDT
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