Memphis, Tenn., fostered data culture through competition, mayor says


Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said monthly meetings that publicized agency figures pushed city leaders to embrace data and improve their numbers.

Diversity in cyber is 'knowing we’re going to be better,' state and local officials say


Four Black cybersecurity officials speaking at the RSA Conference discussed the importance of of having diverse workforces in government.

Urban SDK releases new platform for real-time transportation metrics


The mobility analytics company Urban SDK unveiled new data dashboards designed to improve government transparency on metrics like traffic and collisions.

Women- and minority-led businesses get a hand in new five-city cohort


Five cities organized through Living Cities' City Accelerator program prepare to spur new ideas around city procurement and help local businesses.