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#ThisWeekInData

In 2009, San Francisco implementied one of the country’s first open data policies. This week, the city released “Open Data in San Francisco: Institu...

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Health & Human Services

New York City’s HHS-Connect

Due to its size, New York City necessarily serves a significant vulnerable population. There are eight agencies to support two million adults and ch...

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Crowdsourcing

Health Data Isn’t Just for Hospitals

With wristbands that monitor heart rate and mobile apps that map jogging circuits, a growing number of Americans are using smartphones to measure th...

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Civic Data

Digital Transformations: Introduction

American cities are on the brink of the most significant change in local and state governance since the reforms that dismantled Tammany...

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Fire Hydrants and the Democratization of Infrastructure Maintenance

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Low-Tech Solutions Meet Data Analytics in Philadelphia’s CSO Approach

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Chicago: A Look Back at a Landmark Year