Crowdsourcing

Learning from Location

More than two-thirds of Americans own smartphones, creating a powerful new opportunity for governments to communicate with their citizens. One of the...

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Book Review: “Smart Citizens, Smarter State” by Beth Simone Noveck

In a clear illustration of why “the perfect is the enemy of the good,” as the old saying goes, professional expertise often seems to interfere with m...

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#ThisWeekInData

The White House and the Census Bureau launched the Opportunity Project, a new effort to  provide easy access to federal and local datasets related to...

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Crowdsourcing Helps Set NYPD Agenda

At the most recent convening of the National Association of Counties at the Harvard Kennedy School, county executives heard Professor Mark Moore share...

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Waze’s Drive Towards Successful Public Partnerships

In 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern seaboard and left damage and chaos in its wake. The response plan of the Federal Emergency Management Admi...

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