How can communities come together and address the growing crises of homelessness? Technology and GIS may be helpful ways to start.
Posts Tagged: open-data
The path to improving citizen engagement can start in many places.
Listen to the wisdom that open data is imparting.
Could your city eliminate traffic deaths?
Learn how state governments are taking the lead on open data initiatives.
The ability to respond to potential issues and vector born outbreaks quickly and effectively means a world of difference to agencies and the communities they serve. Check out the five challenges that stand in the way of doing this.
Governments often mark the success of open data by how many datasets they’ve published on open portals. But publishing data, I’d argue, is open data 1.0. Open data 2.0 involves putting these data to good use. It means open data that informs policymaking budgetary decisions, that raises awareness of issues, and ultimately, that empowers communities.
If 2016 taught us anything, it is that technology enables communication between government and the people it serves in such a powerful way. From elections and campaigning, to traditional government services, technology is changing the way government operates. Here are a few trends that get me excited about the year to come
The next administration will need to make important choices about both government data and Iraq. What can Mosul’s ruins tell us about the future of government data?
Has the availability of data and transparency of government information led to greater trust?