Lawmaker calls New Mexico’s open data portal an 'embarrassment'
After discoveries of missing datasets and blank pages, the website is now being reviewed for violations of state law.
Statewide hackathon attracts hundreds of technologists from across Pennsylvania
The commonwealth is mirroring similar statewide efforts designed to make the most of local tech talent while laying the foundation for what could become a lasting civic engagement institution.
Open data inception: 2,700+ open data portals around the world in one place
Commentary: Rémi Mercier of OpenDataSoft shares how the company's comprehensive list and map of open data portals came to be and what they've learned along the way.
Crime data is explorable by state on the FBI's new portal
The new website is designed to make it easier to access state-level statistics on violent and property crime.
Asheville goes lightweight on data dashboards with cloud, Google Data Studio
The North Carolina city is shaving months off project time and keeping data closer to the staff who know it best, thanks to some new technologies and receptive attitudes.
OpenDataSoft, Waze partnership promises quicker commutes and better transit planning
A new private sector data sharing agreement will deliver real-time data to drivers and city planners.
Water, noise and farm apps take top honors at GoCode Colorado
After four months of coding, GoCode Colorado awards startups cash for their unique digital solutions.
How Boston sucked the boring out of 'budget'
Maps, graphs and written narrative are helping the city expose the stories behind its spending.
Georgia is using Alexa to reach more disabled residents
The state becomes one of the first to extend its informational and transactional services onto Amazon's voice-driven platform.