Data-Driven

TOP Pilot for Community Code Enforcement

TOP Pilot for Community Code Enforcement

We are incredibly excited to announce a pilot program that has just been launched by the Division of Code Enforcement. We are calling this the TOP Code Enforcement Pilot Program because it helps Code Inspectors to better respond to tenants’ needs, interact with property owners, and be more proactive in identifying code violations.

DataCuse: The City of Syracuse's Open Data Portal

DataCuse: The City of Syracuse's Open Data Portal

Today, we are excited to launch DataCuse, an open data portal and website for the City of Syracuse. You can visit it now at data.syrgov.net.

We’ve posted here about how we use data to make decisions and why making data publicly available is important. With DataCuse, people in the community have access to a growing list of data that is collected and created by the City.

Squid and Water Sensors

Squid and Water Sensors

This past week has been an exciting one for the Innovation Team. After months of researching, brainstorming, planning, getting buy-in, and making announcements, some of the initiatives that were proposed are now being piloted and launched...

Chief Data Officer

Chief Data Officer

Today, I was named the City of Syracuse’s first Chief Data Officer. It is an exciting opportunity to take on the challenge of building a more data-driven government...

Led by Data (Part II)

Led by Data (Part II)

This is a big vision that even the largest cities have just recently started to take on. It will take time and patience, but as we finalize our plans to improve the infrastructure of Syracuse..