DataSF Speaks

Our blog and stories

Welcome to DataSF's new home

We are excited to launch our new website! Going forward will be the home of our official website, while we have re-branded the open data portal as SF Open Data at From day one, we needed a website, not just an open data portal.

DataSF's corner of the web: building lighter and faster

When Joy first started as Chief Data Officer, DataSF, the program, was represented only by the open data portal, the product. Early on, she recognized that part of maturing the open data program meant giving DataSF a true home on the web.

Announcing our Graduate Student Summer Internship Opportunity

We are happy to announce that we are looking for a great intern to help us with the open data program!

Data License Liberation Day

It’s official – we have legal sign off on a single licensing strategy for DataSF! Going forward, all data will be released under the friendly, no obligation Public Domain Dedication License (PDDL).

U Heart Metadata

Thank you to everyone who responded to our request for feedback on our metadata draft! We really appreciated your comments and thoughts.