Tag: Jackson

Jackson joins the open data movement

Jackson, Miss., is the latest city to join the open data movement with the mayor’s signing of an executive order on open data on Sept. 1. Mayor Tony T. Yarber is leading Jackson on its first steps towards open data

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Jackson, Miss., becomes first What Works city to sign executive order on open data

Mayor Tony Yarber signs the open data executive order in Jackson, Miss. In a huge step forward for transparency in the city of Jackson, Miss., Mayor Tony Yarber has today signed an executive order that will create an open data

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Eight Cities Chosen in Bloomberg Philanthropies Open Data Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced eight cities that will make up the first round of winners from the foundation’s “What Works Cities Initiative”. The $42 million initiative will choose 100 mid-sized cities to help improve their use of data-driven decision making,

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