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.
Posts Tagged: open-data
If you can identify a useful analytics question and keep it well-scoped, your chances of an executable analytics solution go up dramatically.
Data drills are a mechanism for helping a city to baseline where they are with citywide data practices. They’re also a mechanism for helping a city improve their ability to identify, understand and use data to solve a city challenge when requested.
Predictive policing is being used by many municipal and federal law enforcement agencies both domestically and internationally to decrease crime. But community outreach with data-driven strategies can be more effective.
You want to hear a secret? City governments are still at the beginning stages of understanding how best to optimize the use of machine learning (ML) algorithms to make city services more efficient. Here’s why.
Use this four-step process to evidence-based decision making.
Geography is destiny.” It is a phrase that owes its origin to early theories of geopolitics. It’s originally credited to Napoleon, prior to his army invading Russia. Here’s what it has to do with redistricting.
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.
There is no doubt that this is a crisis; a true state of emergency. Lots is being done, but there is room to do more. We need to put a face to this crisis.
Four key lessons based on conversations with chief data officers across varying levels of government.