Open government data is a valuable resource that can be used by citizens and businesses of the state to fuel entrepreneurship, innovation, and scientific discovery. Data is "open" when it is offered free of charge, without restrictive licenses, with good descriptive "metadata" so you can understand it, and is searchable and downloadable in a common, structured format readily usable by computer code.
The Office of Financial Management (OFM) is required by RCW 43.88.092 to submit with the biennial budget documentation “an information technology plan and a technology budget for the state identifying current baseline funding for information technology, proposed and ongoing major information technology projects, and their associated costs.”
This was referred to in conversation informally as the 'IT Budget Appendix' to accompany the Governor's Budget. It contains