Open Data

Plowing Through the Data Hackathon

Plowing Through the Data Hackathon

Today, we are excited to release some of the snowplow data as part of the “Plowing Through the Data” hackathon, put on in partnership with the Syracuse University School of Information Studies and AT&T. We did a similar hackathon last year, and look forward to seeing what ideas and projects people come up with.

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.

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..

Onward

Onward

After several weeks of spelunking through data, taking countless phone calls, scheduling tons of meetings, wordsmithing ideas, surviving paper cuts, and strategizing more than one would in a game of risk we've made it to the third stage of our work: preparing to deliver...