In today’s world, people need to understand their agencies’ data landscapes — including the data sources, quality, integration and security, and the value it brings to the business.
Data offers agencies so many possibilities for better-informed decision-making. Here are five opportunities.
Agencies are using open data to advance health equity and reduce opioid overdoses. Here are some tips for using open data in your community.
There are three goals of data ethics: protect civil liberties, minimize risks to individuals and society, and maximize the public good.
When you innovate and add new sources of data, it’s vital to incorporate cybersecurity into your plans. Here are five tips for successful change.
Sunshine Week, March 12-18, is an annual event honoring the idea that government functions best when it operates in the open. Here’s Part 1 in a series of posts about the state of federal transparency in 2023.
With most agencies now fielding hybrid workforces mixing on-site and remote workers, data recovery may be more important than ever.
Can you imagine trying to solve different challenges in the same way constantly? You can use the same method only so many times before it stops working in the face of a new challenge or unpredictable circumstance. That’s why agencies can’t afford to problem-solve like a broken record. Public servants need fresh perspectives and creativeRead… Read more »
It isn’t only organizational efficiencies that make data literacy worthwhile. Fostering data acumen is tied to the core mission of government agencies: serving constituents.
In Atlanta, one nonprofit is using geographic tools help locate and analyze often overlooked land within and alongside highways as sites for solar panel arrays.