NASCIO analytics paper says states are becoming 'ecosystem of rationale'
The report's author encouraged state chief information officers to continue improving their data governance to support decision making across a broad range of policy areas.
Kansas City expands civic engagement with data stories, virtual 'lunch-and-learns'
Officials said a pair of new initiatives are geared toward helping residents better understand the city's digital services and open data.
Tired of flawed broadband data, Virginia makes its own map
Virginia Tech researchers are building a statewide broadband coverage map that they say will be more accurate than what's provided by the FCC.
Dallas court cases upended after police data loss
Officials believe eight terabytes of data, including criminal evidence, was permanently lost when a city worker accidentally deleted it in an incident that was not publicly disclosed for four months.
NYU data lab launches incubator for city data projects
"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
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
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
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
The city published a collection of map-based tools as a way for non-data-scientists to better understand and engage with their city.