Agencies can’t afford to rely on guesswork to hire and retain talent – they need data. Four government and industry experts explain just what that means.
(Re) building government data systems provides an opportunity to transform community engagement channels.
Six reasons government agencies should innovate — and how to implement them.
Innovations like cloud platforms and Software-as-a-Service help government agencies make the best use of their data.
The ability to gather, analyze and interpret large volumes of data at speed is also a game-changer when it comes to security.
When Pittsburg failed to get certification from Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities Certification Program, the city dusted itself off and worked hard to change its entire data mindset. Here’s how they did it.
Navigating data for evidence-based policymaking is a struggle with legacy IT systems. Modern data platforms offer a new direction.
Data storytelling bridges the gap between accumulating data and doing something about it. Megan Huss, Director of the Process and Performance Improvement Program at the Center for Leadership Development in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), explains how to make data storytelling work.
There’s nothing more transparent than raw data. But that’s not accessible to people. That’s where data visualization comes in. Increasingly, users expect data to be something they can see, not just read.
In the current data-driven landscape, business leaders across government need to be involved in using data. They need at least a working knowledge of the tools of data science and the ways data scientists generate their insights.