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.
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?
These days we hearing about many things being delivered “as a service.” Recently, I got to moderate two days of discussions about mobility as a service.
Knowledge is power, but it can be really difficult to get a handle on what’s going on with government. The key to creating more transparent government is leveraging digital technologies to make information accessible to everyone.
This post discusses the role that the private sector can and should play in ensuring open data reaches its fullest potential in the public arena.
This is just one example of the power of an initiative that is still in its most nascent stage. With respects to open data and building trust in government, the best is yet to come.
Jeanne Holm, Deputy Chief Information Officer of the City of Los Angeles, explained some of these advancements to kick off GovLoop’s virtual summit.
Creating a data-driven culture depends on cultivating a mindset of experimentation, having the right infrastructure in place and developing the skills to interpret the signal from the data, while ignoring the noise in it.