Data-Smart City Solutions


Civic Engagement

Boosting Engagement by Gamifying Government

Developing public-sector initiatives that engage people — whether they are public employees or residents — involves even more than radically changing...

Public Health

Tapping Local Data to Fight Drug Overdoses: Part II, Dispatch Your Own Data

About a year ago, Cincinnati, OH, felt the first major shock in its opioid epidemic. While the surrounding county was already one of Ohio’s hardest hi...

Civic Data

Navigating Artificial Intelligence in Government

From online services like Netflix and Facebook, to chatbots on our phones and in our homes like Siri and Alexa, we are beginning to interact with arti...

Civic Data

Battling Blight: Four Ways Cities Are Using Data to Address Vacant Properties

Whether the result of a destructive natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina or the consequence of the foreclosure and home loan crisis of the mid-2000...

Civic Data

Tapping Local Data to Fight Drug Overdoses: Part I, Know Your Epidemic

The man lay motionless in a car parked just outside a Cincinnati, OH fire station. It was a muggy Friday morning last September. According to local ne...

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