Digital Government Strategy:The app is part of the Census Bureau's approach to be more citizen centric. The Bureau wants to connect with the public in a way that they actually consume data. "We need to provide data anywhere, anytime on any device," said Buckner." The app is the latest step the census has taken to use the Internet more in both collecting and disseminating statistics. Last month, the White House cited the Census Bureau as an example of a federal agency that is “making great strides towards putting a solid foundation for a 21st Century digital government in place.” "We are trying to transform how the agency does business and give the users any data they want in API forms so that they can take the data and run with it," said Buckner, "that way we can harness private sector innovation too." Also on the DorobekINSIDER
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