Transparency Online Resources
|Privacy & Security Checklist||
Homeland Security's advice to federal agencies on what to consider before publishing open data .
Iowa's Open Data Portal - explore data, discover answers to questions, and share with others.
Iowa’s Open Checkbook - allows you to explore state expenditures from high level summaries down to checkbook level transactions.
|Privacy Technical Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Education||
The U.S. Department of Education established the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) as a “one-stop” resource for education stakeholders to learn about data privacy, confidentiality, and security practices related to student-level longitudinal data systems and other uses of student data.
|Protecting Personally Identifiable Information||
This link directs you to a document provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), U.S. Department of Commerce, which covers protecting the confidentiality of personally identifiable information (PII).
|Open Data Portal - Knowledge Base||
A support website which contains numerous articles and videos related to the open data portal.
Webpage where state employees can enroll to attend training offered by Socrata, the vendor for the State of Iowa's open data portal. Training offers first-hand knowledge of the many features available through the open data portal.
|Create a Pivot Table to Analyze Data||
Pivot tables are a useful tool for analyzing the quality of data contained in datasets. This resource walks through how to create one.
|Health Information Privacy - De-identification||
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' webpage provides guidance about methods and approaches to achieve de-identification in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.