Data-Driven Everything – Leveraging data to drive better decisions, greater economic impact and higher community engagement

Harrisburg University

When data is shared internally, governments are able to make more informed decisions, including how to cut costs, where to allocate funding, prevent disease from spreading, and many other things. When data is shared publicly, developers and businesses can create applications that spur the economy and improve the lives of citizens. Saf Rabah, Chief Product Officer at Socrata, will share examples of state and local governments’ efforts to become more data-driven. He will also discuss hackathons and showcase some of the innovative outcomes and impact they have had on communities.

Open Data, Analytics Tools and Management Considerations