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Open Data

Plenario: Changing How We Use Open Data

The majority of open data portals online today are confined to information from a single city government or political jurisdiction.  For researchers,...

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Civic Data

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Ben Hecht of Living Cities argues in a FastCoExist piece that technological progress paired with making the process of innovation course-of-business h...

The Responsive City

Digital Government is the New Social Network

Recently, New York and Chicago, each a leader in two important municipal reforms — the open data movement and centralized (311) call centers — release...

Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Open Data Trends As open data proliferate, the challenge ahead is making the information useful to citizens and communities. As GCN reports, an app c...

Health & Human Services

Indiana: A Showcase for the Integration of Visualization, Mobility, and Analytics

Although countless governments across the country can now claim some digital accomplishment, few have managed the wholesale transformation of governme...

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Atlanta‚Äôs Civic Innovation Community:  From Buzz to Action

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The Chicago Public Library Redefines its Role in the Digital Age

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Using Data to Combat Infant Mortality in Cincinnati