Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Here on Data-Smart, Eric Bosco profiled a story map called “Wealth Divides” created by Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provider Esri. The tool co...

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GIS

Using Data Visualization to Understand Wealth Divides in America’s Largest Cities

The problem of unequal wealth distribution in American cities has never been greater than it is today. Nine out of ten metropolitan cities have experi...

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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Here on Data-Smart, Craig Campbell pointed to Copenhagen’s City Data Exchange as a model for cities interested in helping private companies monetize t...

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Civic Analytics Network

San Francisco’s Data Academy Develops a Data-Savvy Workforce

On a Wednesday morning, forty San Francisco city employees file into a room and find their seats. Over the next three hours, Joy Bonaguro, Chief Data...

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Civic Data

A Catalog of Civic Data Use Cases

What kinds of operations-enhancing questions have cities asked and answered with data and analytics? The catalog below is an ongoing, regularly-update...

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Open Data

How Cities Can Help Local Institutions Monetize Their Data

Beyond its promise of transparency and accountability, open data has become a hallmark of good government because of its well documented return on inv...

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