7 Tips to Transform Your Data Into Compelling Stories: In Brief

In recent years, data has literally been raining down from the skies, much like the famous scene in “The Matrix” in which numbers and code trickle across the screen. And today, governments are caught up in the storm, as agencies do with data what few organizations would dare attempt at scale. For example:

  • Analytics are helping crews to prevent potholes in the snowy city of Syracuse, New York, and giving residents clarity about their services during blizzards.
  • Open data is solving the problem of unfalsifiable results in science, known as the “reproducibility crisis,” by providing a larger community for evaluation.

This In Brief includes seven tips to transform your data into compelling stories and is based on recommendations from the Federal Data Strategy.

Author: Isaac Constans, Staff Writer, GovLoop

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