DataSF Speaks

Our blog and musings on all things data.

SF Open Data Quarterly Roundup

By Jason Lally

A lot of love goes into publishing datasets to the open data portal. Explore more recently published data and show some appreciation to the publishing departments in our first quarterly open data roundup.

Announcing our Year 2 Strategic Plan!

By Joy Bonaguro

We are so excited to launch our strategic plan for Year 2 - Data in San Francisco: Meeting supply, spurring demand!

How to Unstick Your Open Data Publishing

By Joy Bonaguro

In San Francisco, we have some data (sorry, I mean a lot of data). But sadly, there is no magical red publish button. So how to go about it? Priortize your data. We follow 4 key strategies.

5 Ways to Scale the Mountain of Data in Your Organization

By Joy Bonaguro

Creating a data inventory for an entire City feels a lot like climbing a mountain. Read how we scaled this mountain and what we've learned along the way.

Raising the digital barn, or how we're building the Housing Data Hub

By Jason Lally

The Housing Data Hub was born out of the notion that in order to mature our open data practice at the City, we needed to diversify our approach to publishing data. In the City’s open data strategy, a quick look at datasets over time reveals a publishing stagnation.