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...

Public Health

How U.S. Cities Can Target Zika Risk

City governments, especially along the U.S.’s Gulf Coast, have one more reason to worry about their vacant and abandoned housing stock: Zika.   Empt...

311

Modernizing 311 in Los Angeles

Overcoming data system silos is a vital step in achieving data-driven governance and a top priority for Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City of Los Angele...

Internet of Things

How a Smart City Tackles Rainfall

Sensors are increasingly-valuable tools for better understanding, managing, and planning urban environments. In Chicago, for example, the city’s recen...

Civic Analytics Network

Burgh’s Eye View

The proliferation of civic tech projects has led to a growing number of vendors who offer off-the-shelf products for cities and municipalities. At the...

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