DataSF Speaks

Our blog and musings on all things data.

New police department incident report data now live!

By Jason Lally

On September 9, we launched the updated police incident report dataset. This has been a long standing goal since I started with DataSF 4 years ago.

Ode to Joy: a Fond Farewell to Joy Bonaguro

By Jason Lally

Goodbyes are hard. A cliche, I know, but true. This one is particularly hard for me. Joy Bonaguro, was the first Chief Data Officer of San Francisco and I had the pleasure of working with her nearly 5 years.

Join DataSF as a Data Scientist

By Joy Bonaguro

Want to transform City services through the use of data science and analytics? Looking to use your data science skills for impact? Then join the DataSF team to empower and expand use of data in government!

A Data Homage to Mayor Edwin Mah Lee (MEL)

By Blake Valenta, Janine Heiser, Jason Lally, Joy Bonaguro, Kimberly Hicks

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Mayor Edwin Mah Lee, or MEL as we liked to call him, passed away. This is our homage to MEL in the language we know best, data.

From Private to Public: My first year as a data scientist with the City

By Kimberly Hicks

One data scientist's reflections on transitioning from the private to public sector