Harvard Ash Center

Creating a city data analytics program isn't easy, but Harvard has a recipe


A new Ash Center white paper reviews successful city-led data analytics projects, provides policy recommendations and outlines how to develop new projects.

Harvard chronicles government's best data visualizations in searchable database


With "Solutions Search," a Harvard-based data studio hopes to encourage government technology leaders to reuse and adopt proven models for data-driven governance.

Data gurus serve up advice to cities on hiring CDOs


Strategies and lessons learned from experts around the country are highlighted in a new paper from Harvard's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.

Harvard creates network for urban area chief data officers


Chicago, New York and 10 other municipalities will participate in a Harvard University program to connect urban chief data officers across the country.

Harvard prof: More people in cities means more tech innovation


Edward Glaeser wants to see cities lure more people to their confines, in the hopes of promoting an exchange of ideas that spurs tech growth.

D.C. author says future of college will be online


Kevin Carey, author of a new book that predicts the end of college as we know it, says teaching and learning in higher ed will be transformed by technology.