Establish Data Processes for Engagement
Standardizing data practices, metadata, and how data gets onto your open data platform is something Fort Collins, Colorado, has spent lots of time thinking about. In this Western U.S. Community of Practice, Open Data Administrator Tim Campbell shares a technical tutorial on how Fort Collins has leveraged a centralized data publishing platform to ensure the data is authoritative and accurate for residents to use.
Eva Pereira, deputy chief data officer of city of Los Angeles, California, then presents how LA has engaged with residents once the data is on their open data portal. Los Angeles Open Data allows community members to apply data analysis to real world problems and work on important issues facing their communities.