Five Ways Chatbots Could Transform Government Services

Talking computers no longer merely belong to a dystopian future, but rather are already transforming our daily lives—and now the practices of governme...

How Government’s Data Can Be Truly Useable

In honor of the recent Open Data Day, here's what might seem a counterintuitive suggestion: Let's stop celebrating open data. Why? A little history:...

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User-Friendliness Defines Chicago’s New Data Portal

Chicago’s data portal, first launched in 2010 and codified by a mayoral Executive Order in 2012, is one of the oldest and most robust data portals in...

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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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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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