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Posts By Amen Ra Mashariki
With open data, governments shouldn’t be transparent for transparency’s sake, but to grow the trust of the citizens in their leadership.
The future of open data is about growing the user base. Taking a lesson from the creator of Mario Bros. can make data portals easy to use.
Improve your state’s data analytics initiatives by partnering with urban science programs that offer the policy know-how you need.
Civic engagement is key to truly producing change at a policy level. However, it is only one piece of the puzzle.
The repeal of net neutrality rules was officially and completely rolled back on June 11, 2018. What’s next? How can cities protect themselves?
Is legislation alone enough to make government work the right way? For the most impactful solutions, communities need to get involved at some point.
Learning a new language is akin to how cities should learn use data as an asset. Here’s how to adopt data as an asset strategy citywide.
Probing deeply into big data and pinpointing solutions to important problems demand a chief analytics officer (CAO), rather than a chief data officer (CDO). Both are essential to a smart city or smart business, but they are quite different.
Natural tendencies aside, integrating data in pursuit of removing silos can actually cause more problems than solve. Here are three key issues that are introduced when integrating a lot of data into one data warehouse.