This directive encourages a spirit of innvovation and collaboration between the goverment and citizens of LA.
The datasets must be made available on the open data portal in an open format. Open Format is defined as, "that can be retrieved, downloaded, searched, and filtered by commonly used web search applications and software." As it is noted that when possible, the data should be in a machine readable format.
Open Data is defined as, "raw data generated or collected by government agencies made freely available for use by the public..."
City Departments must comply with this executive directive. Specifically named are: Department of Water and Power, Los Angeles World Airports, Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System, Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions, Department of Recreation and Parks, and Los Angeles Public Library