Data-Driven Policy Making

Myth versus Reality in two slides

An Introduction

For all the talk of “data-driven policy” and “data-driven government,” the details can get lost in the hype. In this simple breakdown, we explore the way people “think” data-driven decision-making works, and then describe in detail how it “really works.”

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Deep Dive: How Civic Data Works

The following presentation from the University of Chicago Civic Technology course goes in depth into how civic data works in a community — where it comes from and how governments can use it.

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Three Kinds of Data: Dashboards, Performance Management, and the Trouble with Different Kinds of Data

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