Resource Library

Browse resources produced by DataSF. You can browse by resource collection or search for a specific resource.


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Data Inventory Guidance 7 resources

Resources to aid in the collection and maintenance of dataset inventories for the open data program.

Data Quality 2 resources

Use this guidebook and companion worksheet to follow 3 core steps to support quality data collection.

DataSF Strategic Planning 8 resources

Track our progress against our 3 year plan. Updated quarterly and subject to changes based on need.

DataScienceSF 5 resources

Selection of resources used for managing DataScienceSF service and projects

Getting Started with Stat and Dashboarding 2 resources

Resources and tools for Departments starting a Stat program or at a minimum, setting up basic dashboarding tools.

Managing Personal Data Requests 2 resources

Guide for departments on when and how to provide individuals with their own personal data upon request.

Open Data Metrics 3 resources

Learn how DataSF measures open data.

Open Data Release Toolkit 3 resources

Toolkit to manage risks when publishing data. The Privacy Edition assesses the release of de-identified sensitive or protected datasets on the open data portal. Includes a step-by-step guide and supporting form. The Security Edition is a 4 step process for managing other types of risks (life / safety, property, etc). Includes a worksheet in the appendix.

Results Based Accountability (RBA) 2 resources

Results Based Accountability (RBA) is a methodology you can use to help manage the performance of your program. It's a set of practices that let you define what you are trying to achieve and how to measure your performance.

Standard: Metadata 4 resources

Our metadata standard (documentation requirements) for data on DataSF.

Standard: Open Data Licensing 3 resources

Research and recommendations by our intern on data licensing for DataSF.