Predictive Analytics

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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Predictive Analytics

Why Civic Analytics?

Cities worldwide are having a data and analytics-driven moment, and it’s one that is likely here to stay. Thanks to advances in computing, code-sharin...

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Kick-Starting Data-Driven Government

As the civic data field matures, more cities are discovering the value of data to improve government and asking how they can more fully join the movem...

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Can Algorithms Predict House Fires?

Last December’s blaze at an Oakland, CA, warehouse was the deadliest structural fire in the U.S. in more than a decade. Thirty-six people died during...

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7 Likely Technology Breakthroughs in 2017

I've been involved with local government for 30 years, and I've spent much of that time trying to identify technologies that would help to dramaticall...

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