With open data, governments shouldn’t be transparent for transparency’s sake, but to grow the trust of the citizens in their leadership.
Posts Tagged: state and local
Pet overpopulation is expensive. With the right approach, can this problem be framed in a way that saves both lives and money?
What citizen services should look like to effectively engage with its citizens through next-generation applications.
If you can identify a useful analytics question and keep it well-scoped, your chances of an executable analytics solution go up dramatically.
Read on to learn more about the nuances of Bennett’s job as CIO and how Kansas City is steadily becoming a city of the future.
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.
CIO Todd Nacapuy has a unique approach to ensure the state’s 800-employee, multi-generational IT workforce is equipped to modernize tech services and operations.
The cloud and shared services can help state and local agencies unify their siloed IT solutions and fully harness the benefits of modernization for their talent management and HR needs.
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.
Teaching students to think spatially is but one of the elements, an important one from my point of view, that our policy leaders at the local, state, and national levels must work on.