DataSF Speaks

Our blog and musings on all things data.

Data We Are Thankful For

By Blake Valenta

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It is a great opportunity to take time to think about what we are thankful for. Here at DataSF we are thankful for many things: open data (of course!), our Data Coordinators...

Analyze Your City as DataSF's Data Scientist!

By Joy Bonaguro

Want to transform City services through the use of analytics? Then join the DataSF team to empower and expand use of data in government!

Show me the data (dictionary)!

By Jason Lally, Janine Heiser

For San Francisco’s open data, finding that documentation can be, ahem, inconsistent, and it’s high time we address that for everyone’s sanity! We are beginning a project to make the collection, maintenance and dissemination of data documentation consistent for data publishers, DataSF staff and data users.

4 Steps to Manage Privacy and De-Identification for your Open Data Program

By Erica Finkle

Today we are excited to launch the Open Data Release Toolkit to help you manage the release of sensitive or protected datasets on the open data portal.

Year 3 is in Session

By Joy Bonaguro

We quietly posted our annual plan update last month. A few updates on Year 2 and some teasers on what’s coming.