U.S. Agency for International Development

http://www.usaid.gov/

Milestone 5 - November 30th 2014

OMB Review Complete: OMB has completed the agency review for this milestone. Agencies should contact their OMB desk officer if anything looks incorrect.

Leading Indicators

These indicators are reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget

Review Status complete
Reviewer Jamie Berryhill
Last Updated January 12, 2015, 12:09 pm EST by paulOMB

Assessment Summary

EDI: USAID's quarterly progress not only includes the usual updates, but they have also implemented a new system to allow implementing partners funded by USAID to submit data directly to open data managers within the agency.

PDL: USAID's rate of broken links is significant.This will be a performance metric for the next milestone, so USAID should take corrective action now to avoid a red rating int he future.

Public Engagement: BEST PRACTICE: USAID provides a best practice for other agencies. User can contact USAID via StackExchange, GitHub, or USAID’s open data email account.

Inventory Composition

Public Dataset Status

Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
Inventory Updated this Quarter
94 Number of Datasets
Number of APIs
Schedule Delivered Crawl details
NA Bureaus represented
16/38 Programs represented
70 Number of public datasets
Number of restricted public datasets
24 Number of non-public datasets
Inventory > Public listing
-5.1 Percentage growth in records since last quarter
Schedule Risk for Nov 30, 2014
Spot Check - datasets listed by search engine
Agency provides a public Enterprise Data Inventory on Data.gov
License specified Crawl details
Status Indicator Automated Metrics
Overall Progress this Milestone
77 Number of Datasets Crawl details
Number of Collections Crawl details
67 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
5.2 Percentage growth in records since last quarter
100 Valid Metadata Crawl details
/data exists Crawl details
/data.json Crawl details
Harvested by data.gov
1042 Views on data.gov for the quarter

Best Practice: U.S. Agency for International Development has been highlighted for demonstrating a best practice on the Public Engagement indicator

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
See below Link to or description of Feedback Mechanism
https://github.com/USAID/Feedback/issues
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
See below Open Data Primary Point of Contact
Brandon Pustejovsky (bpustejovsky@usaid.gov)
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 Invalid Check a JSON Validator
Datasets with Valid Metadata 100%(77 of 77) - The JSON file is invalid and can't be parsed without special processing
Valid Schema Valid
Datasets 77
Datasets with Distribution URLs 0.0% (0 of 77)
Total Distribution URLs 0
Public Datasets 77
Restricted Public Datasets 0
Non-public Datasets 0
Bureaus Represented 2
Programs Represented 38
File Size 89.78KB
Last modified Wednesday, 19-Nov-2014 09:44:44 EST
Last crawl Saturday, 29-Nov-2014 23:05:37 EST
Analyze archive copies Analyze archive from 2014-11-30
/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 Saturday, 29-Nov-2014 23:05:37 EST
Last crawl Saturday, 29-Nov-2014 23:05:38 EST
/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, 26-Nov-2014 16:58:34 EST
Last crawl Saturday, 29-Nov-2014 23:05:39 EST
Digital Strategy

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

Date of digitalstrategy.json file: Wednesday, 26-Nov-2014 16:58:34 EST

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.