Tags Data & Analytics
NYC Council makes Mayor's Office of Data Analytics a permanent part of city government
The legislation makes the city's cross-cutting data analytics office a required piece of the mayor's office.
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.
Sidewalk Labs proposes third-party data storage for Quayside project
The technology partner for the smart city project has been quiet on data storage and privacy issues in the past.
Virginia prepares opioid data-sharing and analysis platform
The Reston-based Qlarion will first begin rolling out the new tool in regions of the state most afflicted by opioid addiction.
How to improve IoT's role in city construction? Model it from the start, a new report says
Sensors and other tools are often overlooked in design and architecture, Georgia Tech researchers find.
California is ditching bail, and now courts must choose a risk assessment tool
As jurisdictions seek to replace the cash system with algorithm-based pretrial decisions, they'll look for guidance from those who have already been there.
Scooter company Bird wants to offer data to the cities that host its fleets
The new "GovTech" platform will provide transportation planners with trip data and allow cities to set limits on when and where scooters can be used.
'Uber for grease' could alleviate some of America's sewer repair bill
The founder of a software startup wants to turn grease-trap contractors into data collectors.
National League of Cities announces data workshop series
Together with Results for America, the advocacy group hopes to bring data resources and education to more cities.