Tags Open Data

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

by • 2 weeks ago

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

Philadelphia releases 'landmark' dataset of city payments

by • 3 weeks ago

Following a yearlong multi-agency effort, the city has published what transparency advocates consider one of the most important accountability tools available.

Boston's new centralized data platform is the city's starting point for predictive analytics

by • 3 weeks ago

Initially focused on centralizing data and improving data-sharing, officials say this is the first step before tackling challenges before they appear.

New Maryland open data portal cuts down duplicate records

by • 3 weeks ago

State technology secretary Michael Leahy says the upgrade gives the state "one source of truth."

How Pennsylvania is taking tech modernization 'to a new level'

by • 2 months ago

Through use of the state's data stores and building new relationships, Pennsylvania CIO John MacMillan says agencies are finding value.

Application management uncovers surprises in Nebraska

by • 3 months ago

State CIO Ed Toner says taking inventory of the state's applications and servers is helping to trim down and, other times, bulk up.

With cybersecurity hot, now is the time to open government

by • 4 months ago

Commentary: Opening data isn’t at odds with IT security, but supports it, says the executive director of the National Freedom of Information Coalition.

'Informed Communities' gives cities a roadmap for open data engagement

by • 4 months ago

The Sunlight Foundation has released a new online resource that shows local governments how to share data and collaborate with their residents.

Sidewalk Toronto project loses privacy expert over data anonymization policy

by • 6 months ago

Ann Cavoukian, one of the world's leading privacy experts, resigned from the smart city project last week over concerns that some data collected by sensors without permission could be linked back to individuals.

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