data & analytics news
California sheriff to stop sharing license-plate data after settlement
The Marin County Sheriff's Office agreed to comply with a law that limits what data law enforcement shares with federal immigration agencies.
Port of Long Beach hopes 'Supply Chain Information Highway' will ease shipping woes
The West Coast's second-busiest port hopes a new data-sharing platform will make it easier to move goods through the supply chain.
California to create new 'Office of Data and Innovation' with agency merger
State data chief Joy Bonaguro said the Office of Data and Innovation "will allow each program to leverage the expertise of each group."
California's education data office says it's ready to make data tools
After 18 months of meetings and legal agreements, California's Office of Cradle-to-Career Data says it's ready to build education data tools.
Using data to boost digital literacy? There's a new guide for states
The National Governors Association published a guide that helps states use data to understand digital literacy levels.
Alabama is tracking where students struggle with federal aid applications
New software from Oracle is helping state education agencies find schools where students are struggling to complete federal student aid applications.
New York mayor makes management reports interactive
Mayor Eric Adams also formalized his appointment of a chief efficiency officer, who will oversee performance metrics at city agencies.
NSGIC names new executive director
The National States Geographic Information Council named John Jordan, of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, as executive director.
Virginia to use data analytics tools to monitor human trafficking
New tools to track human trafficking in Virginia build on other data work spotting trends in opioid deaths and COVID-19 cases.
Virginia's new chief data officer has 'a million' ideas for state analytics office
Ken Pfeil, who was recently hired as Virginia's chief data officer, said he sees his new role "as a facilitator for making better decisions."