A podcast about government and data. Telling stories from practitioners and academics about how data affects communities and the lives of residents.
Data Points Podcast #6 - Baltimore's CleanStat Initiative
In today's episode, we discuss our engagement with the City of Baltimore and its CleanStat program. We'll also look at how the city relied on this initiative to care for residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Data Points Podcast #5 - Knowledge Management in City Government
We know that collecting and analyzing data generates insights. But how can we transform those moments of insight into enduring knowledge that guides the organization, even when priorities and staff change? In today’s episode, we discuss Knowledge Management - the work of collecting insights into a big-picture understanding of our how our organization and efforts work. We’ll look at how this process applies to the work cities engage in, and how you might implement it in your own work.
Centers for Civic Impact Podcast #04 - GovEx Engagement with Rochester, MN
Today, we take a look at GovEx's engagement with the City of Rochester, MN to support their affordable housing initiative. We'll look at where the initiative came from, explore how Rochester collected and leveraged its data, and cover valuable takeaways for other cities looking to conduct this work.
Centers for Civic Impact Podcast #03 - Distance Learning During COVID-19
We're all under pressure to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic. But how can we make the most of this time, and what benefits of this situation might we be overlooking? Today, members of the GovEx Academy explore how COVID-19 has placed a greater emphasis on distance learning, bringing an instructor's perspective to the challenges we face and exploring some of the tools you can use to make your online courses more manageable.
Centers for Civic Impact Podcast #02 - Food System Resilience during COVID-19
Today, we discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on food system resilience. Joined by two graduate students focused on this work, we’ll take a look at what cities focused on this issue are doing right now, and how hazard and vulnerability assessment plays a role in the planning of a city’s food system framework.
Centers for Civic Impact Podcast #01 - Asheville Reparations
Today, we join the City of Asheville’s Equity and Inclusion Director Kimberlee Archie and IT Director Jonathan Feldman to discuss the city's work on embedding equity into its data work. We'll also talk about how the work has pivoted after the George Floyd protests, ultimately culminating in the city's Reparations Declaration.
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Must listen if you love local gov or data
The team always brings unique stories about how data is being used in local government to advance service delivery. I look forward to every episode!
Improve sound quality
GovEx is a great way to learn more about how data is being used in local government. Would love to see improved sound quality (maybe hosts could be closer to the mics) so the topic points can be better heard and absorbed. Love the diversity of ideas and experiences being shared.
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