Data-Smart City Solutions


Data Visualization

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:...

Civic Data

5 Steps to Recruit Tech Talent to Your City

City officials intent on using technology to improve the way they operate face a range of obstacles in convincing talented data analysts, systems arch...


When Government Nudging Is Ethical

Nudging—using behaviorally-informed measures to influence behavior—has proven to be an effective tool in government for encouraging residents to pay p...

What Works Cities

Certifying Data-Driven Government

A mayor, whether working in a big city or a small one, sees needs every day that would benefit from the investment of public resources. With such oppo...

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