Data-Smart City Solutions
About The Book
The Responsive City is the ultimate resource for public officials, government staff, and civic leaders to understand how to leverage new technologies and data platforms to fulfill the promise of effective and efficient local government.
City Administration •
Civic Data •
Civic Engagement •
Health & Human Services •
Public Safety •
Health & Human Services
As civic technology matures, a key challenge is the field’s lack of leadership and structure in a diverse, multidisciplinary landscape. In Chicago,...
August 19, 2014
For decades, criminal-justice officials, advised by the results of good research, used data to drive performance. As a district attorne...
August 18, 2014
Florida’s Department of Children and Families is turning to predictive analytics in an effort to reduce the number of child fatalities caused by abu...
Article Spotlights |
August 15, 2014
What could you do with access to the complete – and massive – collection of every public tweet ever tweeted? Earlier this year, Twitter posed this q...
August 14, 2014
The emergence of social media and Web 2.0 has redefined how organizations introduce innovation. New technology has the potential to foster more open...
August 13, 2014
When I started writing about city services 15 years ago, infrastructure innovations included better pavement processes, design-build ap...
August 11, 2014
About the Project Director
Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School.