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By Beth Blauer, Executive Director and Founder of GovEx at Johns Hopkins University, and Simone Brody, Executive Director of What Works Cities One of the biggest misconceptions about the field of data science is that it’s all about the numbers. ...

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On Mar 11, 2020
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As @WhatWorksCities helps local leaders across the US expand data-informed approaches to modern challenges, women are leading the charge, and inspiring the next generation of girls to study STEM, computer science and government. #WomensHistoryMonth https://t.co/dJvT8OK9L9
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Data-driven women to watch

By Beth Blauer, Executive Director and Founder of GovEx at Johns Hopkins University, and Simone Brody, Executive Director of What Works Cities One of the biggest misconceptions about the ...

7 cities honored with What Works Cities certification for data usage

The certification, part of Michael Bloomberg’s broad push to encourage leadership in local government, recognizes the use of data and evidence in decision-making.

Leading North American Smart Cities to Watch in 2019

Following our exploration of 4 less prominent rising North American Smart Cities, we now take a brief look at 4 of the leading North American smart cities.

Policy Recommendations for Implementing Civic Analytics

Open data policies and portals enable city governments to operate with greater transparency to the public and to connect them directly to external researchers, algorithms, and/or datasets ...

A Guide: Getting Civic Analytics Off the Ground

Laying a solid policy foundation and creating a roadmap are essential first steps in building a successful city-level analytics program.

City dilemma: Making smart tech work citywide with limited funds

Verizon sees public-private partnerships bolstering city tech

Tyler Clients Receive Top Honors: What Works Cities and Smart Cities Readiness Winners

Bloomberg Philanthropies recently announced seven cities that achieved 2019 What Works Cities Certification. This prestigious certification sets the national standard of excellence for ...

The first effort to regulate AI was a spectacular failure

Albert Fox Cahn participated in New York City’s process to understand how automated decision systems are impacting its citizens. But, he writes, the historic, well-intentioned initiative ...

The Dream of the ’80s Is Alive in These Unhinged Chamber of Commerce Videos

How did urban boosters promote cities like Buffalo, Detroit and Kansas City during the 1980s? It took jingles, slogans, and a whole lot of montages.

What Good are City Clean-Energy Targets?

In the absence of federal action, the US has seen a groundswell of local efforts and leadership in the fight against climate change. In addition to various states and corporations, many ...

What good are city clean-energy targets?

Cities from Atlanta to Los Angeles and beyond are seeing sweeping changes.