Amen Ra Mashariki
Is your city running data drills for pandemic prep?
City and state officials say improving data governance can help government respond to crises like the coronavirus pandemic faster and with greater precision.
Can government's centralized data offices put themselves out of business?
New York City's former chief data analyst says it could happen if they do their jobs correctly.
NYC's chief analytics officer takes role with mapping company
Amen Ra Mashariki will take on a new role at geospatial mapping and data company Esri after nearly three years with the de Blasio administration.
A year after a policy update, NYC grapples with 'the next level' of open data
From the improved automation of open data sets to a growing connection with public records requests, the city's made some big advances in some areas even as it weighs how to move forward in others.
Panel: States, cities need partnerships to jumpstart data analytics projects
IT officials from Maine to Virginia agree that the private sector and academia have pivotal roles to play in helping governments launch big data efforts.
New York City refines open data policy with new laws
A new package of five bills passed by city council aim to make the city's open data portal easier to use and more understandable.
NYC hires former OPM CTO as chief analytics officer
New York City has hired the former chief technology officer at the federal Office of Personnel Management, Amen Ra Mashariki, to become NYC's chief analytics officer.