Open Data

NYC revises open-data standards with an eye on longevity

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New York City’s Office of Technology and Innovation updated its open data standards to make them intuitive and accessible.

Louisville, Ky., codifies open data portal

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On the Priorities podcast, Louisville, Ky., Chief of Civic Innovation Technology Grace Simrall says the city's open data is getting new life.

How open data helps cities be more accountable

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On the Priorities Podcast: Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin outlines how his office uses data in its audits and reports on city operations.

Enacting data strategies for better state and local decision-making

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Tyler Technologies’ Franklin Williams discusses how state and local agencies are using data as a strategic asset to improve outcomes across communities.

Crypto-affiliated platform to store copies of New York City open data

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NYC plans to store some of its open data on the Filecoin Network, a peer-to-peer network that issues digital coins to its participants.

Virginia's data chief says he's stepping down

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Carlos Rivero, who joined the state government in 2018, said he's stepping down to spend more time with his family.

Philadelphia publishes 'meta' dashboard for city's open-data efforts

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Philadelphia's new open-data dashboard tracks the number of automated and visualized datasets that the city publishes.

The pandemic made open data bigger than ever. But it's still pretty messy.

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COVID-19 radically increased the public's appetite for data. But a year in, political shenanigans and limited federal standards make it difficult to fully understand the public health crisis.

Contact tracing app helped lower COVID cases in Minnesota, CIO says

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The state's contract tracing app helped lower cases after November's spike, and now the state's deploying a tool to track vaccination data, said Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes.

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