Monitoring best practices in government services, and innovation process.
Bloomberg Philanthropies launched a new U.S. program called 'What Works Cities Sprints.' The sprints last between 2-8 weeks, working in areas in everything from data governance to stakeholder engagement.
- Boston is looking for 2019 analytics summer fellows to help solve civic challenges using digital content, user experience, and data visualization, and also to test innovations.
- Los Angeles' new ShakeAlertLA earthquake app: the first city in the U.S. with an early warning app for the public. The app notifies residents valuable seconds before, which could also allow trains and planes to slow down.
- GovEx is establishing tools to address algorithms and AI, improving its own data standards directory, and launching an open data course.