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Pennsylvania Statewide Codeathon Fights Opioids with Data

Pennsylvania is using data to fight the opioid epidemic. The Code4PA Codeathon, set for Sept. 21 and 22, focuses on ...

Hawaii Puts Candidates’ Spending on Display

Who is donating to candidates running for office? And, how are those donations used? In Hawaii, finding out answers to ...

Breaking Down Silos Through Single, Secure Data Access Points

Here’s one thing I know from my time in government: Getting your hands on data is often a significant challenge. ...

Atlanta Residents Can Now Track Government Spending

This fiscal year, to date, the city of Atlanta has made more than 50,000 transactions, totaling up to $2.1 billion ...

Now Hiring: Data Jobs in Governments Across the US

Through credit card swipes or social media likes, people generate data constantly, and those who know how to maintain, analyze, ...

How Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Automate Financial Oversight

State financial officers in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania are unlocking new internal controls to reduce human error, waste, and abuse through ...

#OpenPierceCounty: Sharing Performance, Budget & Data Details with the Public

Committed to creating vibrant communities, an entrepreneurial climate, and an effective government, Washington State’s Pierce County now provides a window ...

Let Data Help You Celebrate Eat Outside Day

Nearly every day of the year, there’s a fun, commemorative day to celebrate — and thanks to the internet and social ...

How NYC Crunches Taxi Data

For decades, New York City’s been known for its iconic yellow taxis, which can be hailed with a raised arm ...

Meeting the Workforce Challenge: Strategies from Kansas City and Massachusetts

Government organizations across the country are adapting to a shrinking workforce by using data, technology, and broad employee education on ...

Setting Both SMART and Lofty Goals in San Bernardino County

The first — and perhaps easiest — step of the strategic planning process is to set top-level goals. Think of ...

13 Socrata Customers Win Digital Counties Survey

We’re thrilled to see so many Socrata customers getting a nod in the 15th Annual Digital Counties Survey. The awards, which are a joint ...

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