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Mayor Walsh announced the appointment of Andrew Therriault as Boston’s first Chief Data Officer, who will join the Department ofInnovation and Technol...

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What Works Cities

Infusing Government with a Data-Driven Culture

There are many different ways city leaders can utilize or even define the purpose of data. One could think about performance data as it relates to act...

Interviews | | Governing

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OpenGrid for Smart Cities

In January of this year, officials at Chicago’s Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) launched OpenGrid, a map-based application that provide...

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Civic Data

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Stephen Goldsmith discussed the potential for cities held in social media mining. Social media is commonly used by governments to communicate and gath...

Social Media

Social Media’s Place in Data-Smart Governance

Cities can produce great value from social media, but only if they start talking a little bit less about themselves and start listening more to their...

Features | | Governing

What Works Cities

Reflections on the What Works Cities Summit

"Data is indispensable." -@MikeBloomberg #WWCSummit — Data-Smart Cities (@DataSmartCities) April 19, 2016   Last month, I had the opportunity to a...

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From Algorithm to Action

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Jersey City’s Data Portal Journey

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San José Improves Traffic Safety With Data