Michael Nutter served two terms as mayor of Philadelphia. During his tenure he sought to foster a culture of transparency and a coordinated strategy for incorporating data and evidence into city operations. Nutter spoke with Stephen Goldsmith at Governing: A … More
The “Opportunity Project” makes data available to policymakers, developers, and the public
The 21st Century is the age of Big Data. But if we want it to also be the age of Good Governance, we must remember that cities cannot thrive on data alone. So argues Cat Matson, Chief Digital Officer of the City … More
Can we have too much data? Jonathan Hakim explored this question at Techonomy earlier this month: Mobile technology is rapidly changing the way we live. This is most dramatic in emerging countries that have simply skipped the static world of … More
Eric Jackson looks at the Opportunities and Gaps in online engagement around municipal budgets today.