DataSF Speaks

Our blog and musings on all things data.

Part 3: How to tame open data with standards

By Jason Lally

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 Part 3, we reveal our new handbook on standards for open data publishing.

Part 2: How to monitor your open data portal

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 Part 2, we discuss how we're monitoring our open data portal to improve quality and consistency of our open data service over time.

Part 1: DataSF's "operating manual" for open data

By Jason Lally

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 Part 1, we reveal the Open Data Publishing Toolkit as a means to documenting our operations. We wrote this for us, but hope it's helpful for other open data programs.

Why San Francisco is Proud to be What Works Cities Certified

By Joy Bonaguro

Learn why San Francisco is proud and excited to be one of the nine inaugural cities certified with What Works Cities!

Spooky Data

By Janine Heiser, Blake Valenta

Your favorite scary movies mapped!