U.S. Agency for International Development

http://www.usaid.gov/

Milestone 3 - May 31st 2014

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Leading Indicators

These indicators are reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget

Review Status in-progress
Reviewer Amélie Koran
Last Updated July 10, 2014, 12:11 pm EDT by Philip Ashlock

Assessment Summary

Inventory Composition

Public Dataset Status

Schedule lacks specific strategy for how inventory will grow to become complete by November 2014. For expand it just says "Prioritize data for release" over and over. Inventory # datasets has decreased.

Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Inventory Updated this Quarter
264 Number of Datasets
Number of APIs
Schedule Delivered Crawl details
1 Bureaus represented
39 Programs represented
240 Number of public datasets
Number of restricted public datasets
24 Number of non-public datasets
Inventory > Public listing
-63 Percentage growth in records since last quarter
Schedule Risk for Nov 30, 2014
See below Spot Check - datasets listed by search engine
355 XLS, 355 XML, +230,000 PDFs
Agency provides a public Enterprise Data Inventory on Data.gov
License specified Crawl details

Number of datasets is dropping but is still artificially increased by creating a separate "dataset" for each country described in "Dollars to Results."

Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
75 Number of Datasets Crawl details
Number of Collections Crawl details
50 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
-63 Percentage growth in records since last quarter
84 Valid Metadata Crawl details
/data exists Crawl details
/data.json Crawl details
Harvested by data.gov
Views on data.gov for the quarter

Would be green if there were more evidence of USAID answering comments/questions in the github account. The overall infrastructure is great if USAID uses it.

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
Yes 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
Brandon Pustejovsky 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

data.json
Expected Data.json URL http://www.usaid.gov/data.json (From USA.gov Directory)
Resolved Data.json URL http://www.usaid.gov/data.json
Number of Redirects
HTTP Status 200
Content Type text/plain; charset=UTF-8
Valid JSON Valid
Datasets with Valid Metadata 84.0%(63 of 75)
Valid Schema Invalid
For more complete and readable validation results, see the full schema validator results
Schema Errors There are validation errors on 12 records

Only showing errors from the first 10 records:

Errors on record 0:
  • the property programCode is required
Errors on record 20:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 21:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 22:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 23:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 24:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 25:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 26:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 27:
distribution
  • array value found, but a null is required
  • failed to match at least one schema
Errors on record 35:
  • the property bureauCode is required
  • the property programCode is required
Datasets 75
Datasets with Distribution URLs 66.7% (50 of 75)
Total Distribution URLs 50
Public Datasets 75
Restricted Public Datasets 0
Non-public Datasets 0
Bureaus Represented 1
Programs Represented 39
File Size 78.87KB
Last modified Tuesday, 03-Jun-2014 11:45:58 EDT
Last crawl Friday, 20-Jun-2014 03:06:00 EDT
Analyze archive copies Analyze archive from 2014-05-31
/data page
Expected /data URL http://www.usaid.gov/data (From USA.gov Directory)
Resolved /data URL http://www.usaid.gov/data
Redirects
HTTP Status 200
Content Type text/html; charset=utf-8
Last modified Thursday, 10-Apr-2014 10:50:44 EDT
/digitalstrategy.json
Expected /digitalstrategy.json URL http://www.usaid.gov/digitalstrategy.json (From USA.gov Directory)
Resolved /digitalstrategy.json URL http://www.usaid.gov/digitalstrategy.json
Redirects
HTTP Status 200
Content Type text/plain; charset=UTF-8
Valid JSON Valid
Last modified Wednesday, 15-May-2013 15:16:43 EDT
Digital Strategy

Date specified: Thursday, 29-Nov-2018 09:50:00 EST

Date of digitalstrategy.json file: Wednesday, 15-May-2013 15:16:43 EDT

1.2.4 Develop Data Inventory Schedule - Summary

Summarize the Inventory Schedule


USAID will coordinate with Washington and overseas operating units to expand the number of data assets included in its Enterprise Data Inventory and in the Public Data Listing available at www.usaid.gov/data.   USAID will enrich its data with tags including, but not limited to USAID’s Federal Program Inventory, operating unit designation, Presidential Initiative or focus country where applicable.   USAID will assign senior staff to ensure that data are open and host trainings to build awareness and institutional capacity in using machine‐readable and open formats.

1.2.5 Develop Data Inventory Schedule - Milestones

TitleFY2014 Quarter 1 release
DescriptionInitial release of USAID's public data listing.
Milestone Date28 February 2014
Description of how this milestone expands the InventoryIdentify existing data assets; Develop enterprise data inventory; Develop public data listing
Description of how this milestone enriches the InventoryTag data assets with OMB mandated core metadata
Description of how this milestone opens the InventoryEstablish information governance structure and assign responsibilities; Develop data publication process; Develop inventory schedule; Develop customer feedback process; Release approved data
TitleFY2014 Quarter 2 release
DescriptionFY2014 Quarter 2 update to USAID’s public data listing
Milestone Date 31 May 2014
Description of how this milestone expands the InventoryPrioritize data for release
Description of how this milestone enriches the InventoryDevelop Agency‐specific metadata tags
Description of how this milestone opens the InventoryApply data publication process; Release approved data; Respond to customer inquiries
TitleFY2014 Quarter 3 release
DescriptionFY2014 Quarter 3 update to USAID’s public data listing
Milestone Date30 August 2014
Description of how this milestone expands the InventoryDraft of Agency-wide Development Data policy completed, socialized for Agency-wide review, and submitted for senior leadership clearance; Prioritize data for release
Description of how this milestone enriches the InventoryRefine and apply Agency‐specific metadata tags
Description of how this milestone opens the InventoryApply data publication process; Release approved data; Respond to customer inquiries
TitleFY2014 Quarter 4 release
DescriptionFY2014 Quarter 4 update to USAID’s public data listing
Milestone Date30 November 2014
Description of how this milestone expands the InventoryCreate portal to allow implementing partners to submit data directly to USAID; Upgrade www.usaid.gov/data with Agency-wide data management platform; Prioritize data for release
Description of how this milestone enriches the InventoryApply Agency-specific metadata tags
Description of how this milestone opens the InventoryAgency-wide policy and procedure training and socialization; Release approved data; Respond to customer inquiries

1.2.6 Develop Customer Feedback Process

Describe the agency's process to engage with customers


USAID has three mechanisms for customers to provide feedback on its data management practices: 1) GitHub - USAID recommends clicking on the USAID GitHub link to report bugs or computer-related issues with its public data listing.  2) StackExchange - USAID recommends clicking on the StackExchange link to pose general questions about its public data listing.

1.2.7 Develop Data Publication Process

Describe the agency's data publication process


1) USAID operating unit identifies a data asset for potential release; 2) USAID makes a determination as to whether release is permitted by law, subject to all privacy, confidentiality, security, and other valid requirements, including: a) Security: USAID reviews the data asset for security restrictions related to the release of classified information; b) Privacy: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 and other legal authorities, USAID reviews the data asset for the presence of Personally Identifiable Information (PII); c) Exceptions:  USAID reviews the data asset for information excepted from release by OMB Bulletin 12-01 and the Freedom of Information Act, where applicable (for example, information that would jeopardize the safety of U.S. personnel); 3) Operating unit funding the data a) completes redactions; b) seeks clearance of related operating units; and c) proposes a data access level; 4) Office of the General Counsel ensures redactions and data access levels are consistent with legal requirements; and 5) USAID publishes the data asset to its public data listing at www.usaid.gov/data.