Data-Smart City Solutions


Performance Measurement

Outcome-Driven Policy With a Human Touch

Outcome-driven policy in many ways seems like common sense: setting measurable objectives for policies gives government a much better chance of making...


Using Data Visualization to Understand Wealth Divides in America’s Largest Cities

The problem of unequal wealth distribution in American cities has never been greater than it is today. Nine out of ten metropolitan cities have experi...

Civic Analytics Network

Lessons from Leading CDOs

Executive Summary A Chief Data Officer (CDO) can lead a city or state toward greater data-driven government. Leveraging data enables more responsive...

Public Health

The Nexus Between Data and Public Health

In the not-so-distant past, government's involvement in community health generally was limited to providing services for treating illness. Today, we i...

Civic Data

Harvard Ash Center Recognizes Data-Driven Bright Ideas

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized more than 60 innov...

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