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10 Policy Principles to Unlock the Internet of Things

The Center for Data Innovation has released recommendations for policymakers to maximize the benefits of the Internet of Things.

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NASA Analysis: 11 Trillion Gallons to Replenish California Drought Losses
Satellite data reveal the severity of California’s drought on water resources across the state.

Dec 18, 2014
 
A 5-Part Test for Public-Private Partnerships
To get a P3 proposal to the finish line, public officials need to keep some important principles in mind.

Dec 18, 2014
 
A Streetcar Named Confusion: Assessing Success of Portland’s Streetcar System
The work of the city's audit division demonstrates that Portland Streetcar needs to sort out its governance and bureaucratic problems so it can establish appropriate benchmarks and provide reliable information.

Dec 18, 2014
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Data Fuels Bloomberg Model for Urban Innovation
Jim Anderson explains the $45 million expansion of Bloomberg Philanthropies Innovation Team Program to 12 new cities.

Dec 18, 2014
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Pittsburgh Public Data Center Work Underway with Help from Foundation’s $1.8M
Officials hope the center will eventually include information and statistics from municipalities, nonprofits, civic organizations and universities from across the region.

Dec 18, 2014
What’s Ahead for Open Data in 2015?
Moving government toward big, open and interoperable data.

Dec 17, 2014
Tom Schenk is Chicago's New Chief Data Officer
In September, the city filled it's chief data officer position as opportunities for efficiency and improved service delivery are uncovered.

Dec 16, 2014
Howard County, Ind., Expands Electronic Notice System
Once enrolled, a citizen will receive advance email notification of all regularly scheduled public meetings and special public meetings of the commissioners and the council.

Dec 12, 2014
Want to Innovate? Determine Your City's Greatest Need and Get to Work
Governments must ask themselves critical questions before change can happen.

Dec 11, 2014
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