December 13, 2017
When it comes to evidence-based policymaking, states are out ahead of the feds. These efforts to turn data into insights should be expanded.
February 1, 2017
A new knowledge-exchange platform aims to bring collaboration to bear on efforts to improve the use of data.
January 11, 2016
The way governments give out money to solve problems is stuck in the past.
December 17, 2015
Brazil's largest city is embarking on an ambitious experiment to educate its public employees on the benefits of transparency.
August 17, 2015
By making better use of the data they already have, governments could dramatically improve service delivery.
June 3, 2015
Improving state oversight of nonprofits is just one way that accessible, computer-friendly data could make governance better.
March 11, 2015
What started as groupware in the business world is providing better ways for governments to collaborate with citizens.
November 18, 2014
A foundation-backed "research institution without walls" is studying new strategies for tackling tough problems.
August 19, 2014
Crowdsourcing, predictive analytics and other new tools could go far toward finding innovative solutions for America's food insecurity.
April 14, 2014
It's critical to give caseworkers and everybody else involved in protecting kids a complete, shared picture of every vulnerable child's life.