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St. Petersburg Redraws 21 Zones and Boosts Performance for Code Enforcement Team

How do you get the right number of city codes inspectors into the right-sized zones for optimal efficiency? If you’re ...

Why Having a Single Access Point for Data Matters

The amount of data governments generate is stunning — each day, gigabyte after gigabyte pours in. This valuable information helps ...

St. Pete Shares More City Performance and Project Data

More data silos are disappearing in St. Petersburg, Florida. This city continues to roll out components of its accountability initiative, ...

Product Update: Geo Data, First Class at Last

Between 60 and 80 percent of all government data has a spatial or geographic component. This isn’t surprising — after ...

Share 311 Data Using FME Connectors

How does your organization handle incoming requests for service through 311 or other means? Third-party 311 service providers often have ...

Performance Management Tips from 3 Cities

What do Austin, Henderson, and Little Rock have in common? All three cities have intrepid, intelligent women heading up their ...

New Jersey Explorer Tool Tracks Child Care Access & Safety

They say raising a child takes a village. At least that was the case in New Jersey as the Office ...

3 Big Benefits of Self-Service Data Access

In order to truly transform their programs, front-line staff often need self-service access to raw data more than roll-up of ...

Employee Skills and the Virtuous Cycle of Data Use

As the public-sector workforce shifts with retiring Baby Boomers and incoming millennials, data is emerging as the new knowledge base, ...

22,000 Visits in 10 Hours — CTHRU Success Stories

CTHRU, the financial transparency site for the Massachusetts Comptroller’s Office, is one of the most visited financial transparency sites in ...

An Introduction to Socrata Connected Government Cloud

What does Socrata Connected Government Cloud (SCGC) offer governments and what is the Socrata point of view on data use ...

SNU Award Winners Spark New and Unique Data Achievements

What’s new and unique in the world of government data innovation? A lot and it’s all so inspiring. Leading up ...

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