Bloomberg Philanthropies has recognized five new cities in the United States for establishing exceptional data capabilities to inform policy decisions, allocate funding, improve services, evaluate program effectiveness, and engage residents.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is using data visualization to better understand train derailments and other safety issues nationwide.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is requesting public input on how to improve the collection, use, and transparency of criminal justice data at the state, local, Tribal, and territorial level (SLTT).
From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials understood that using data to gather insights from otherwise inert information across the entire health ecosystem would improve public health outcomes, but raising the value of that data requires a lot of work, according to several public health officials.
A new website launched by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Jan. 10 enables state residents to see coronavirus levels in their own communities.
A Minnesota-based edtech company has released a free professional development resource for teachers in response to the data released earlier this month indicating that math and reading levels have dropped in K-12 students.
Leyden High School District 212 – in Cook County, Illinois – is installing new solar panels at each campus that will teach STEM students firsthand about solar photovoltaic technology, allowing them to track live data from each panel.
Twenty-two different mayors from North and South American cities have banded together to join the Bloomberg Philanthropies City Data Alliance to be able to make better informed decisions based on data collection.
The Labor Department is launching a new program to better understand and fix gaps in unemployment insurance (UI) system access by tapping into state data to get better insights into UI system service problems.
Data experts Eileen Vidrine, chief data officer (CDO) at the U.S. Air Force, and Jeremy Wilson, multi-factor authentication statewide program manager for the State of Texas, gathered on Oct. 19 at the Dell Technologies North America Forum to share their insights on data protection measures and the importance of keeping data secure.