Data-Smart City Solutions


Data-Smart City Solutions
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Civic Analytics Network

Upcoming Webinar: New Orleans Analytics Typology

The Civic Analytics Network will host a webinar, “New Orleans Analytics Typology,” on Tuesday December 13th at 4 pm ET. The webinar will be a presenta...

Resources |

What Works Cities

The Power of Partnerships in Economic Rebirth

In South Bend, Ind., new buildings housing high-tech startups are being built on the site that once housed the Studebaker automobile factories. This c...

Profiles | | Governing

Civic Data


Here on Data-Smart, Stephen Goldsmith offered suggestions for developing communications strategies around city projects that minimize opposition and e...

Article Spotlights |

Civic Engagement

The Importance of Telling Your City’s Story

No pain no gain applies to more than exercise. The more meaningful the change emanating out of city hall, the more likely there will be accompanying p...

Features |

Civic Engagement

Embracing Technology and Changing the Culture at the NYPD

In 2015, crime in New York City fell once again, reaching its lowest level in recent decades. New Yorkers are now safer in the city than they have bee...

White Papers |

Civic Engagement

Unlocking the Potential of Open Data through Community Engagement

From exploring neighborhood maps to generating analysis and building applications, citizens, businesses, nonprofits and technologists can all benefit...

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Boston Equips Firefighters with Hazard Data


How Cloud-Based Mobility is Delivering Value to Small Cities


How D.C. Grew a Data-Driven Tree Strategy