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.
Utah extends two vehicle-data contracts
The state will continue using software that assists with vehicle inspections and commercial vehicle monitoring.
GIS' profile grew during pandemic, says certification group
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
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
The St. Johns County, Florida, property appraiser said a contract with TrueRoll is ensuring property owners who are eligible for an exemption get one.