How the Beeck Center helps improve digital services

by • 1 year ago

Beeck Center fellow Kevin Parker shares what his colleagues are learning as they burrow in with digital service teams in New Jersey, Colorado and New York City.

Private NYC coalition to share data with city for pandemic recovery

by • 2 years ago

Eleven tech companies, nonprofits and community organizations have agreed to share their data with the city as agencies strive to understand the coronavirus pandemic's effects and how they can mitigate them.

NYC chooses four sustainability-focused startups for accelerator program

by • 2 years ago

The accelerator will help companies focused on air quality, water quality, cleaning-product delivery and energy-use cut through red tape and build their businesses in New York City.

NYC Council makes Mayor's Office of Data Analytics a permanent part of city government

by • 4 years ago

The legislation makes the city's cross-cutting data analytics office a required piece of the mayor's office.

New York City extends behavioral design program for two years, citing initial success

by • 4 years ago

The city says it will continue to build on newfound methods of encouraging positive behavior in the areas of health, education, workforce and others.

Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules

by • 4 years ago

A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.

NYC's new 911 center has quiet rooms for decompressing after stressful calls

by • 5 years ago

Answering longstanding needs from dispatchers and public safety workers, one of the busiest cities in the nation is transitioning to a modern dispatch center.

NYC begins installing 10,000 free Wi-Fi kiosks

by • 7 years ago

Part of the LinkNYC network, the kiosks will support up to 250 wireless devices each

New York City launches “Open Data for All” initiative

by • 7 years ago

In its 2015 city plan, NYC underscores the need to make open data accessible across the five boroughs.