When it comes to the idea of open data in government, I am one of its greatest fans. Here are a few of my top reasons open data is the best thing to happen to the government since federal holidays.
There’s a difference between opening data and having a long-term vision for what your organization plans to do with its data.
Open data is more than a sheet of facts and statistics. For public safety organizations, it is the start of a conversation and deeper partnership with the community.
Open data has the ability to revolutionize the law enforcement community but agencies must first learn how to effectively collect, store and disseminate data. Learn what practitioners across government are doing to address the challenges of opening up data for the law enforcement community.
To understand the power and possibilities of data, let’s look at three government websites that will blow your socks off with the data they provide.
Open source offers agencies not only additional technological capabilities – like greater scalability, storage and speed – but also cost-savings and security enhancements. But making this transition can be overwhelming.
Keeping constituents and the communities they live in safe is a top priority for law makers. Fortunately, open data is making this a little easier. Learn how govies are forming partnerships at the state, local, and federal levels to optimize open data and keep communities safe.
IoT provides cities an opportunity to keep up with changing citizen demands for connectivity. As technology becomes more and more prevalent in everyday life, citizens expect more connectivity throughout the city.
Ready or not, the big data revolution is upon us. And as more government agencies open data and other organizations generate it otherwise through the influx of connected devices, data will play a role in everything we do.
The rise of data has opened new doors for government agencies. Here are five of the most important tasks to consider as your agency seeks to better incorporate data into the decision-making process.