Detecting and responding to any type of infectious disease requires geographic accuracy along with the ability to track and gather data. A GIS platform allows you to visualize and analyze information layered onto a map in order to understand relationships, patterns and trends.
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Rarely is spatial analysis seen as a competency that should be shared horizontally through all organizations. But hiring data scientists to lead this charge is a key piece to the puzzle of solving urban challenges.
Use this four-step process to evidence-based decision making.
We need more than just data scientists doing city work; we need a strong ecosystem that will support a smart team of urban data scientists as they assist city leadership in driving successful outcomes for citizens.
The tasks of using and sharing big data for government seems huge. However, the benefits and potential cost savings would outweigh the costs.
The goal of urban analytics is to help make cities safer, smarter, cleaner, healthier, equitable, sustainable and economically vibrant for all of us who live, work, play, learn and strive in them.
What can government and smart communities learn from the flu? You’d be surprised.
Web-based GIS tools are already in use by governments and they have already proved their worth by providing citizens increased transparency and accountability. Now is the time to apply the same patterns and practices to redistricting, ultimately rebuilding trust in the process.
There is quite a bit of writing these days about how data is the catalyst to government innovation. Over the last several years, the conversation has turned towards how the innovation needed to face the 21st-century challenges requires us to get these data conversations right.
What’s at the heart of solving some of our nation’s biggest issues like poverty, homelessness and drug addiction? The answer lies in data.