Like any user-centric approach, Data-Driven Open Data starts with user needs. Requests for data are not framed in terms of specific data sets, but rather as use cases that articulate the value of a data set.
The Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility was built during a drought in the 1990s but closed in 1992 when desperation for water subsided. The plant was never utilized beyond a testing period, but the city maintained it in the event that a severe water...
The fun and games long synonymous with the tech industry can appear frivolous on the surface. But company founders and executives say it's especially important today because of the intense competition for software engineers and other tech workers.
On San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, for instance, officials did away with toll booths two years ago and moved to an all-electronic system. Twenty-eight full-time toll collector jobs were eliminated. Some transitioned to other positions.