Effective Governing

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5 Habits of Successful Public Data Programs

Five years ago, Montgomery County began its open data program, after an act passed requiring the county to publish all ...

Salt Lake County’s Beth Mitchell on Finding Lessons in Your Data

How can a government organization with billions of rows of data use it to make their processes more efficient? During ...

Utah DOT Staff Unite Around Shared Annual Report

The state of Utah’s Department of Transportation (UDOT) has moved to a fully digital version of their annual report shared ...

Freedom of Information Act Celebrates 51 Years

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on July 4, 1966, he created a more ...

6 Lessons for Improving Performance Management from Kansas City, Missouri

The city of Kansas City, Missouri, has been a pioneer in open data and performance management for many years. Indeed, ...

How Virginia Beach Makes Data Work For Residents

Imagine serving a community where the vast majority of residents are satisfied with the city services they receive. In Virginia ...

Citizen Feedback Matters: Treasury Launches Open Beta Site

One way to get a sense of a nation’s priorities is to zoom in on precisely where and how it ...

Our Opioid Crisis

Every day in America, more than 50 people die from opioid drug abuse, according to the CDC. Based on figures ...

Strengthen Your Performance Program in 3 Steps

Editor’s Note: Jessica Carsten recently spoke on a panel at the Governing Summit on Performance and Innovation in Louisville, Ky. ...

Keeping Track of Capital Projects in the City of Topeka

This month, the city of Topeka partnered with Socrata to launch a Capital Project Explorer, which will allow businesses, citizens, ...

City of Edmonton and Strathcona County, Alberta, Recognized for Open Data Leadership

Last month, I attended the Canadian Open Data Summit, where government employees from across the country descended on the Maritime ...

3 Tips for Data-Driven Governing from the Department of Commerce

When President Obama issued the Transparency and Open Government executive memo on his first day in office, he set forth ...

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