Taking a look at Chicago's new sensor-based stormwater management system.
The technology visually captures below-ground assets so that cities, utility companies and other players may reduce the time and cost required for street projects.
The city’s Annual Financial Analysis report is significant because it exemplifies an open-source solution being embraced by a department that isn’t the city’s IT or innovation office.
A D.C.-based civic startup had taken notice of Chicago's food inspections algorithm project and reached out to Montgomery County, Md., with the hopes of replicating it.
The Windy City will test four statistical models that seek to minimize both unnecessary beach warnings/closures and exposure to unsafe levels of E. Coli.
Earlier this month, Chicago partner UTurn Data Solutions launched a new version of OpenGrid on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace that makes the adoption and maintenance of the application far simpler for other cities.
The Civic User Testing Group, one of SmartChicago’s anchor programs, it compensates residents from all corners of the city to test civic websites and apps.
Plenario lets users access, combine, download and visualize disparate sets of data all in the same place.
Through its innovative new programs and services, CPL is helping redefine what modern learning centers look like — and what libraries are capable of in the 21st century.
As cities quickly add more apps and other communication outlets, they need to develop organized CRM models—or risk creating an amorphous collection of disparate systems.
The Chicago Data Dictionary is a searchable archive of “data describing data” containing information about the variety of data in Chicago’s numerous databases.
In the past three years, the Chicago Department of Innovation and Technology has grown their open data portal into one of the largest and most dynamic models of open government in the country.
A first-ever comprehensive technology plan for Chicago is aimed at using technology to increase social and economic opportunity.
The Data Science for Social Good Fellowship aims to make a positive social impact on Chicago going forward and help create a culture of social conscientiousness among data scientists.