New York City unveils benefits screening API
Officials say the new tool will make it easier for other organizations to understand the city's benefits processes and screen for eligible residents.
How agencies ensure software containers don’t add complexity
Government agencies using software containers and APIs will be able to transition to the cloud in a distributed IT environment more efficiently, experts say in a new podcast.
Agile integration in infrastructure improves modernization efforts, report says
Agile experts explain how agencies adopting a distributed architecture framework can better position themselves to adapt to changes in technology.
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.