A data-savvy staff that works to meet the requirements of program managers will deliver the insights agencies need to make sense of their data, a local government agency chief data officer says.
Cities should generate and share local-scale information on greenhouse gases to demonstrate transparency and show that progress is real and not just on paper.
A Feb. 7 demo day will showcase the results of the TOP Health initiative’s 14-week sprint.
The reproducibility crisis is driven in part by invalid statistical analyses that are from data-driven hypotheses -- the opposite of how things are traditionally done.
The Federal Highway Administration is considering using passively collected data from smartphones and GPS signals to help it make sense of daily traffic volumes.
Cities are understanding that it makes more sense to reduce parking supply, set more efficient regulations and incentivize the use of non-automobile modes than to provide abundant, free parking.
Machine-readable financial data would allow citizens to keep an eye on spending, streamline municipal bond financing and help local governments meet their reporting requirements.
Under the Connected Citizens Program, participating cities and states get filtered data based on aggregated traffic information Waze collects from their communities of drivers.
The Violent Criminal Apprehension Program's system is helping investigators fill in details of the 90 murders Samuel Little has confessed to.
Gains in the accuracy of facial recognition technology over the last four years have been "revolutionary and not evolutionary," according to an expert from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.