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Data-Smart City Solutions
An initiative by the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School
and powered by Bloomberg Philanthropies

Civic Data

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Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the 14 cities it has selected to participate in the second round of funding for its innovation team program, whic...

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The Responsive City

Video: Stephen Goldsmith at NationSwell

NationSwell interviewed Stephen Goldsmith about his thoughts and experiences with responsive, data-driven cities.

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The Responsive City

The Responsive City In the News

Innovation

Doubling Down on the Innovation-Team Model

You see it again and again in cities that are struggling to meet big challenges: Local governments often lack two of the essential ingredients for i...

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Innovation

Expanding a Proven Data-Driven Innovation Model

Atlanta found housing for 1,022 formerly homeless individuals. Chicago reduced the time it takes to open a restaurant from 66 to 44 days. Louisv...

Civic Data

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CNN Money published a five-part series of op-eds authored by mayors whose cities were the beneficiaries of Bloomberg Philanthropies grants in 2011....

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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