Data is about much more than decision-making
Commentary: Socrata Data Academy Director Oliver Wise says improved decision-making is valuable, but not the full proposition data makes to government.
Emergency shelters and housing map returns after Hurricane Michael
Engineers from government software firm Tyler Technologies first developed the map for relief workers after Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
'Connected Government Cloud' bridges disparate data in Utah DOT
State transportation officials told StateScoop the days of asking questions are over, and the data needed for definite and immediate answers is now at the ready.
Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies
The Seattle-based Socrata will become Tyler's new Data and Insights division, executives from both firms said.
7 things that happened in government tech this year
Cybersecurity and GIS got their due, and a lot of people changed jobs.
Bellevue, Nebraska, claims it was ‘duped’ on its Socrata open data portal
Despite Socrata’s offer to assist, officials have canceled the city’s contract and are asking for a refund.
New open data directory collects standards from around the world
Its creators say the website, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is the first of its kind.
New Orleans data director Oliver Wise exits for Socrata
As director of the city's Office of Performance and Accountability, he helped found data and performance management programs that helped the city earn a reputation as a national leader.
To jumpstart data-driven decision making in government, Socrata launches Data Academy
Live workshops and online training are customized to help cities find ways to collaborate across their organizations.
Neighborhood Data for Social Change platform exposes challenges in Los Angeles County
A partnership between the city and the University of Southern California is arming residents and policymakers with data on local challenges like air pollution, food insecurity, and heart disease.