DataSF Speaks

Our blog and musings on all things data.

In San Francisco, discovering top campaign contributors just got easier

By Jason Lally, Steven Massey, Tyler Field

We've added a new application to explore monetary contributions in elections using data collected and published by the Ethics Commission.

Come join DataSF and help the City’s data response to COVID-19

By Jason Lally, Blake Valenta, Tania Jogesh

Join DataSF as an Analytics Engineer. Do hard and impactful work.

A Celebration of Open Data: The Decade Behind and the Decade Ahead

By Jason Lally

Open Data Day is here again! Join us March 7th, 2020 to imagine the next 10 years of open data in San Francisco and learn about ways to engage in this year's Census.

Unlocking Analytical Capacity with Power BI

By Blake Valenta

Learn how 3 departments unlocked analytical capacity with PowerBI.

Reinforcing Data's Value: A Policy Approach

By Jason Lally

On January 17, 2019, the Data Management Policy was passed unanimously by the Committee on Information Technology (COIT), San Francisco’s IT governance body. The policy was crafted with departments to define and make clearer what it means to manage data as a strategic asset.