Tags Open Data

Crowdsourced environment data gets a home on Louisville Data Commons

by • 2 weeks ago

A city-university partnership gives community members and researchers a new place to host data on the environmental and public health.

Maryland's new budget portal gives residents a peek at state spending

by • 2 weeks ago

The site's designers say this is the next iteration of data transparency for the state. AI-powered bots could be next.

How cities and states are preparing for the first digital census

by • 3 weeks ago

Technology is playing a central role in community preparation efforts, as organizers attempt to ensure that no one is left uncounted in 2020.

Chicago CIO Danielle DuMerer steps down

by • 1 month ago

After 11 years with the city's information technology arm, DuMerer will move on to a private sector role at a nearby institution.

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

by • 1 month 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.

Idaho launches budgeting portal, hoping to rebuild public trust

by • 3 months ago

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

Texas bill would create public database of wage thieves

by • 4 months ago

A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would rely on open data to publicize wage-stealing employers, many of which currently go unnoticed and unpenalized.

Delaware's CIO isn't giving up on his data analytics vision

by • 4 months ago

Sometimes projects run into roadblocks. Delaware CIO James Collins says the keys to advancing are diligence and persistence.

Three ways state and local governments can get people excited about data projects

by • 5 months ago

State and local government officials say that staying organized and leading with open arms are proven means of building mature data programs.