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Gathering Insights from Cincinnati’s Heroin Tracker

“The opioid addiction crisis rampaging across the country hit my home city of Cincinnati with a terrible fury last summer. ...

Innovator Spotlight: Tom Shack

Tom Shack, Comptroller of Massachusetts, has spent enough years working in government finance to understand how it could be done ...

Douglas County Open Budget Invites the Public to Explore the Annual Budget

This week, Douglas County, Kansas, home to 117,000 residents, launched an Open Budget site, which provides the public with access ...

New SVP Brings Extensive Public Sector Experience to Socrata

With a history of wins in public sector IT and a passion for open data, Matt Miszewski joins the Socrata ...

#DataNews: A Hack Night Anniversary, Open Data Policy Feedback, & Reducing Homelessness

This week, mayors across the nation discussed their biggest priorities in the year ahead in their State of the City ...

How 3 Mayors Use Data to Improve Land Use in Their Cities

When the Route Fifty Roadshow stopped in Seattle recently Socrata was there to learn what growing cities are doing to ...

#DataNews: Transparency in Texas, DC’s Water Data Portal, & Smart City Innovations

This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture touts the benefits of open data for helping farmers make better decisions and ...

Increased Security with FedRAMP and Socrata for Federal Government

At Socrata, we create solutions that allow government organizations to put their data online, make better, data-driven decisions, operate more ...

Clear the Air: How to Make an Impact with Environmental Data

If you want to reduce crime rates, try asking yourself this question: How is the air quality? While crime rates ...

#DataNews: Geospatial Data Act, Open Data Challenges in Cambridge and Delaware, and Transit Apps in Canada

During the recent Summit on Government Performance and Innovation in Phoenix, Daro Mott, Chief of Performance Innovation in Louisville, Kentucky, ...

Civic Hackers Unite at Delaware’s Upcoming Open Data Challenge Event

The organizers of Delaware’s upcoming Access to Hope Through Innovation hackathon expect a diverse group to attend, from retirees to ...

#DataNews: Student Outcome Data, BigApps Award Winners, and Parking Costs in Boston

This week in data news, the Center for Data Innovation releases a report on 10 ways the U.S. government can ...

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