DataSF Speaks

Our blog and musings on all things data.

4 Steps to Manage Security Risks with Open Data

By Joy Bonaguro

Manage your security risks with a new toolkit from DataSF

How to Ensure Quality Data

By Joy Bonaguro

Are you happy with the quality of your data?

New SF Building Footprints released with 3D characteristics

By Brian Quinn, Jason Lally

We are excited to announce the release of new building footprints to the open data portal! Wait, weren’t there already buildings on the open data portal? Yes, but take a close look at the new data and you’ll see not just masses for entire blocks of buildings, but beautiful footprints for each individual structure.

Serve Your City: Be our Neighborhood Services Engineer

By Joy Bonaguro

Want to improve the experience in San Francisco neighborhoods? Well, we’ve got a job for you...

A new place to land; improving the open data experience

By Jason Lally

We’re happy to announce a new feature on San Francisco’s open data portal! Socrata has improved the user experience around datasets through dataset “Primers.” This feature serves as a landing page for datasets, allowing San Francisco department publishers to better highlight important metadata and related content.