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Civic Engagement

Boosting Engagement by Gamifying Government

Developing public-sector initiatives that engage people — whether they are public employees or residents — involves even more than radically changing...

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Data Visualization

Map Monday: Risk Map

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma unleashed the power of a civic technology community intent on lending a helping hand. Both before and during th...

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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Register for the Harvard Summit on Data-Smart Government! On November 7-8, the Civic Analytics Network (CAN)—a peer group of leading Chief Data Office...

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Civic Analytics Network

Register for the Harvard Summit on Data-Smart Government

Overview Please join us on November 7-8 for the first-ever Harvard Summit on Data-Smart Government, presented by the Civic Analytics Network (CAN),...

Civic Data

What a Digital City Hall Could Be

Anyone with a smartphone knows that even the coolest-looking app will go unused if it fails to meet the user's needs. The same is true for a newly lau...

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Civic Analytics Network

Making Chicago’s Beach Water Safer With Analytics

Ask someone about their last trip to a beach, and you’ll likely hear pleasant stories of relaxation and fun in the sun. Most of the time, those toes i...

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Effective Analytics Outreach to Departments in New Orleans

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Seeking Smart Streetlights: Creative Procurement in Pittsburgh

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Turning Dirty Streets Clean through Comprehensive Open Data Mapping