In today’s world, there has never been a bigger demand for transparency than when it comes to how law enforcement reacts to crime. So to meet that demand, the city of Oakland, Calif., is launching its Oakland Police Department Calls …

Oakland, Calif.’s Real-Time Crime Map Uses Data to Drive Community Engagement Read more »

In the previous entry of this series, we introduced a new set of innovations that leverage hyperlocal data. However, even with the most disruptive innovations, it is difficult to effect large-scale change without an enabling ecosystem of capable users and …

AidData/USAID GDL Series 3: Strengthening the “Demand Side” of Data Read more »