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Our blog and musings on all things data.

Part 2: How to scope data science projects

By Joy Bonaguro, Kimberly Hicks, Blake Valenta

Data science projects can quickly find themselves off track - there's just so much fun data to play with! Once you have a viable data science project, you need to scope the project to ensure you can deliver actionable insights in a reasonable amount of time.

Part 1: How to solicit and select data science projects

By Joy Bonaguro, Kimberly Hicks, Blake Valenta

If you are starting a data science service in your jurisdiction, your first task will be to develop a backlog of projects. This article walks through how we solicit and select data science projects.

The Data Shakers and Innovators Return

By Blake Valenta

Six more fantastic projects were honored at the second annual Data & Innovation Awards

Happy Open Data Day 2018!

By Jason Lally

Happy Open Data Day 2018. We're excited to participate again!

Part 4: Why you need to profile your open data

By Janine Heiser

In celebration of Open Data Day on March 3, 2018, we are releasing a 4 part series on how to manage an open data program. In this final part, we discuss how we use dataset and field profiling to monitor the health and quality of the data on the open data portal.