Technology Dissemination with Government

The purpose of this document is to provide background and reference material for the City of Chicago’s SmartData analytics platform project. Specifically, this document addresses lessons for sharing open source solutions from one government agency to another and resources needed to facilitate ease of adoption for those who reuse code created in other cities.

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Ash Center Mayors Challenge Research Team

The Ash Center is the Research Partner for the five Winners of the 2012 Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge. In that capacity, the Center is working with the cities during the implementation process to evaluate and record the process of innovation, develop a consistent body of learnings, promote replication, and provide the cities with research and documentation support.