This section focuses on the collection and analysis of data to better examine, discover, and preemptively address governmental and civic problems. Topics include public data, RFID, biometrics, open data, civic data, predictive analytics, and integrated, cross-agency data combined with community data.  Smart city initiatives are considered.

November 7, 2016

As an Ash Center Summer Fellow in the Office of the Mayor in the City and County of Denver, on my morning walks to work I could observe construction cranes hanging overhead while homeless men and women slept on the streets below. During my fellowship, one of my primary responsibilities...