Government data specialist GovTribe has released a beta version of its GovTribe API. The API grants users access to the procurement data that powers GovTribe’s popular iPhone app, iPad app and custom reports. The API allows seamless access to government data across 130 federal agencies.
The need to turn raw data into actionable knowledge is fueling the growth of an ecosystem of young companies aiming to develop solutions that can literally turn data into dollars. One such company is Prelert, which last week released an API for its anomaly detection engine.