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Data-Smart City Solutions
An initiative by the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School
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Data Visualization

#DataReads: Infographics

These days it seems infographics are everywhere. News sites like FiveThirtyEight, Fast Company, and The Upshot often post infographics that illustra...

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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Living Cities and the Citi Foundation announced seven finalist cities for the civic engagement-themed second cohort of the City Accelerator initiati...

Article Spotlights |

Open Data

Why Benchmarking Matters for Open Data

Over the last four years, cities across the country have rushed to join the march toward transparency and open data. Yet the words carry many meanin...

Features |

Regulation

Case Study: Chicago Licensing and Permitting Reform

ABSTRACT Taking office in 2011 amidst a challenging global economic downturn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought to jumpstart the Chicago economy and creat...

Regulation

Regulatory Reform for the 21st Century City - White Papers and Case Studies

A collection of white papers and case studies that highlight regulatory reform best pracites in U.S. cities.

Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Government Technology magazine takes an in-depth look at how cities are changing their approach to open data. By prioritizing usability and respondi...

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Profiles

Profiles

Atlanta’s Civic Innovation Community:  From Buzz to Action

Profiles

The Chicago Public Library Redefines its Role in the Digital Age

Profiles

Using Data to Combat Infant Mortality in Cincinnati