Civic Analytics Network

The Summit on Data-Smart Government Brings Civic Analytics Leaders to Cambridge

Last month, the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School hosted the inaugural Summit on Data-Smart Government, convening nonprofit, government, and academ...

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Civic Analytics Network

Summit on Data-Smart Government: Resources and Materials

Below is a collection of resources from the 2017 Data-Smart Summit presented by the Civic Analytics Network (CAN).  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 1-2:3...


Map of the Month

Map of the Month is an initiative of the Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and In...

Civic Data


Here on Data-Smart, Chris Bousquet spoke with Ash fellow and Esri urban analytics lead Amen Ra Mashariki about the potential implications of the net n...

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Data Visualization

How Data Visualization Can Help Cities Save Net Neutrality

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepares to vote today on the future of net neutrality, vehement debate on the issue continues to domin...

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How Data and Cities Can Shape The Future of Mobility

Moving about a city not only drains valuable time and energy, but also contributes a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. Estimates show that the...

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