Replay Webinar: Chicago’s Innovative Use of Open Data is Transforming the City

Brett Goldstein, Chicago’s Chief Data Officer, and Danielle DuMerer, Open Data Project Manager, gave a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most innovative, ambitious and successful Open Data initiatives in the world. View the recording to:

  • Learn how Mayor Rahm Emanuel instituted a new culture of transparency and accountability with unprecedented data releases and a progressive open policy.
  • Find out how to leverage Open Data for better decision making and proactive service improvements.
  • Discover new ways of enabling Performance Management Programs.
  • Learn how Chicago has automated daily updates of its richest and most valuable datasets like crimes, 311, permits and food inspection data.
  • Hear how the developer community rallied around “Apps for Metro Chicago” to create innovative new apps and community services.
  • Gain new insights into the value of collaboration and data convergence between the City of Chicago, Cook County and the State of Illinois.

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Cloud Of Government Data Grows Over Chicago
by Elizabeth Montalbano, InformationWeek, March 26, 2012

Opening government, the Chicago way
by Alex Howard, Radar O’Reilly, August 17, 2011