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Using Data to Improve Government Performance

Tom Fox | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

Based on interviews and focus groups with federal employees -- managers, program staff and analytics staff -- we identified strategies for using data to make informed assessments of how programs are working and how to achieve better results.

For Bloomberg, NYC Big Apps is a BIG Deal

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Michael Bloomberg, the man who made his fortune managing data, is now leading the nation by giving away a firehose of data about NYC to young hungry developers looking for data to turn into products.

4 Political/Technology Predictions for 2010

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Two unlikely allies are driving one of the most significant changes in the way the public engages in public policy: Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg.