Open Data

Privacy and Public Engagement in Seattle’s Open Data Policy

The City of Seattle, Washington was one of the first U.S. cities to pursue open data, creating the first iteration of its open data portal in 2010 und...

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Open Data

Certifying Data-Driven Government

A mayor, whether working in a big city or a small one, sees needs every day that would benefit from the investment of public resources. With such oppo...

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Open Data

What Works Cities Certification:  What Excellence Looks like in Local Government

INTRODUCTION What Works Cities, an initiative of Bloomberg Philanthropies, pairs midsized cities with expert partners – the Government Performance L...

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Open Data

Smart Cities, Smart Region: Stephen Goldsmith’s Keynote at the 2017 State of the Valley

In February, Stephen Goldsmith delivered the keynote speech at Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s 2017 State of the Valley conference, an annual town meet...

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Open Data

A Starter Kit for Data-Smart Cities

This guide highlights resources to help answer questions that a new Chief Data Officer or other government data leader might have about the best way t...

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