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Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million

Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million

Mayor Lightfoot says the move will save money and drive efficiencies. Chicago’s former CDO called it a “terrible decision".

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

The initiative is hailed as the first of its type in the UK. Hull’s Council sees potential benefits in traffic management, healthcare and more.

Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe

Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe

The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.

The data gaps stopping cities tackling critical challenges

The data gaps stopping cities tackling critical challenges

The Evidence Map is a free online interactive tool that tracks the availability and characteristics of publicly available, policy relevant-data in G20 countries.

Rail needs to be bold – it starts and ends with the customer

Rail needs to be bold – it starts and ends with the customer

UK rail must focus on outcomes and building a new kind of relationship with customers, driven by data.

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

A new study reveals that people generally feel positive about the internet and being connected but want to have more say in how their data is used.