The value of data to inform modern technology investments
The pandemic uncovered many agencies’ greatest vulnerabilities in delivering citizen services, but modern data platforms can help leaders create better investment strategies.
How cities rediscovered data and digitalization in 2020
When cities sent employees home as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, many also contemplated whether they could maintain even the most basic public services.
Minneapolis' new website 'turns us all into data scientists,' CIO says
The new website, called Minneapolis DataSource, is the cornerstone of CIO Fadi Fadhil's "data quilting" strategy.
California's new data strategy aims at interconnectivity
California's new data strategy aims to bring relevant data sets from across the state government to agency officials working on problems ranging from homelessness to public health, statewide Chief Data Officer Joy Bonaguro said.
Why local government needs more technologists
Commentary: There are a lot of technologists working to make government better, but former Seattle open data manager David Doyle says it needs more.
How the pandemic sparked Miami's data-driven culture shift
Miami CIO Michael Sarasti told StateScoop the city's "data-driven culture" was made legitimate by the pressures of the ongoing health crisis.
Minneapolis CIO says ‘data quilting’ can solve tough challenges
Minneapolis CIO Fadi Fadhil told StateScoop that his strategy of stitching all of the city's data together will help policymakers solve difficult challenges facing the city.
San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning
City officials want to make their annual community surveys more accessible to non-English speakers and other residents who may be excluded from them.
Chicago Police launches new data program to identify stressed out cops
The department announced a new project that uses data to monitor the mental health of police officers.