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DataSF Speaks

Latest blog posts and stories from the City and County's open data program. Read more of our stories on our blog.

Data We Are Thankful For

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It is a great opportunity to take time to think about what we are thankful for. Here at DataSF we are thankful for many things: open data (of course!), our Data Coordinators...

Analyze Your City as DataSF's Data Scientist!

Want to transform City services through the use of analytics? Then join the DataSF team to empower and expand use of data in government!

Show me the data (dictionary)!

For San Francisco’s open data, finding that documentation can be, ahem, inconsistent, and it’s high time we address that for everyone’s sanity! We are beginning a project to make the collection, maintenance and dissemination of data documentation consistent for data publishers, DataSF staff and data users.

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Personal Data Request Guidebook

Guide for City and County of San Francisco departments and agencies to implement a process to provide individuals with their own personal data upon request.

Open Data Release Toolkit

Toolkit for City and County of San Francisco department management and Data Coordinators to release sensitive or protected datasets on the open data portal.

Open Data Release Toolkit Form

Form included in the Open Data Release Toolkit

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