NYU data lab launches incubator for city data projects

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"City Incubator" at NYU's Open Data Policy Lab promises to help 10 local government technology officials from around the world develop their projects.

16 cities certified for data-driven practices

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What Works Cities, a division of Bloomberg Philanthropies, certified a new round of cities for their data practices, bringing the total number of participants to 254.

'Show and tell' meetings in OKC spawn data-driven culture

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Bringing city technologists together with non-technical staff is generating new ideas and projects in the local government.

Equity drives work of Los Angeles data team

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Los Angeles's data team is using community and internal city partnerships to enhance economic, environmental and broadband equity.

L.A. is 'democratizing' open data with new community platform

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The city published a collection of map-based tools as a way for non-data-scientists to better understand and engage with their city.

Utah extends two vehicle-data contracts

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The state will continue using software that assists with vehicle inspections and commercial vehicle monitoring.

GIS' profile grew during pandemic, says certification group

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More professionals are getting certified and more government agencies are requiring tighter standards on their GIS work, according to a nonprofit that administers the certification.

Real-time data is essential, Florida and Ohio CIOs say

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Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers and Florida transportation CIO Greg Smiley said around-the-clock data and services are becoming the norm.

Florida county says new software is keeping property taxation fair

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The St. Johns County, Florida, property appraiser said a contract with TrueRoll is ensuring property owners who are eligible for an exemption get one.