Not specifically a use of technology, but the the City of Duluth, MN is looking at an interesting use of municipal data. The City is looking to see how it measures against other Minnesota cities when it comes to costs, operations and revenues:
“When we do get the data, we do have to be cautious about it because frankly it isn’t an apples-to-apples comparison,” he said.
“But amongst this data there will probably be areas where we do have shared experiences that could be useful as we make future decisions,” he said, “Sometimes the easiest way to move forward as a community is just to see how others are succeeding and to learn from that.”
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