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Three GIS trends state governments must embrace

by • 1 week ago

Commentary: Mobility, community engagement, and machine learning are changing how governments operate and reach their constituents, say two Esri engineers.

Public safety data needs a strategy, Atlanta CIO says

by • 1 month ago

Atlanta's recent adoption of gunshot-detection devices means there's even more data the city find ways to share and manage.

LA controller calls for data-driven homelessness strategy

by • 2 months ago

Citing "ill-defined" goals and ineffective spending, Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin proposes a technological solution to city's homelessness problem.

States look to 'citizen as a platform' for data management

by • 2 months ago

Whether calling it ‘citizen as a platform’ or ‘my government, my way,’ states are rethinking data management, putting the citizen at the center.

New crime-data dashboard illuminates trends in Cook County, Ill.

by • 3 months ago

The tool's creators are hopeful more detailed information on regional felony cases will inform smarter policy in the nation's second-largest county.

Pennsylvania's 'Clean Slate' law presents tricky data challenges

by • 4 months ago

Sealing the records of 30 million old criminal cases is a big stride for criminal justice reform, and huge task for the state court system's IT team.

Cities ply data against declining economic mobility

by • 4 months ago

Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.

Idaho launches budgeting portal, hoping to rebuild public trust

by • 4 months ago

State Controller Brandon Woolf says he has plans to encourage data reporting across the state and regain trust from a disillusioned public.

Law enforcement risks being a captive of its video surveillance data, report warns

by • 6 months ago

Rapid growth of state and local law enforcement video footage calls for newer strategies for storing and analyzing data.