What Works Cities Certification

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.

What Works Cities certifies seven new cities for good data practices


Washington, D.C., Kansas City and Louisville each earned gold certification in the group's 2019 certification cohort.

First 9 cities earn Bloomberg data certifications


Through a new What Works Cities program, Los Angeles became the first city to earn a gold rating for its data practices.