Socrataâ€™s suites of financial transparency apps combine a familiar, intuitive interface with powerful search and multi-faceted visualization capabilities. Built on the Socrata platform and delivered as turnkey cloud services, they can be deployed in minutes, ready for use from anywhere, and updated automatically. The expanding Socrata Financial Transparency Suite of apps are designed to:
- Enable better decisions with visualizations
- Drastically reduce administrative and production costs
- Encourage community self-service and discoverÂ
With Open Expenditure track invoice-level details to better understand where public money goes and which vendors receive it. Socrata Open Expenditure is easy to learn and use. It provides a unique set of benefits for diverse audiences.
- Spending patterns are arranged into categories to help users quickly identify trends
- Well-defined visualizations make it easy to compare spending on various programs at a glance
- The ability to browse by vendor name shows the types and frequency of payments to individual businesses