It’s the final GovEx Data Points podcast of 2016! A time for reflection and celebration of the year that was. So, like our Thanksgiving podcast, we’ve gathered members of the GovEx “family” around the table (and the microphone) to share their thoughts and ideas about the world of government and data in 2016 and what we can look forward to in 2017.
This episode, Eric and Sharon are joined by their colleagues Lena Geraghty, Beth Blauer, Michael Benison, and Katherine Klosek (in original speaking order). We touch on how cities are likely to become even more critical places for fostering innovation and delivering services in “post truth America”. And how this is an opportunity to build trust between the people and their government. From there, we look at how cities can prioritize community engagement and use data and evidence to make that happen, including storytelling through data and embracing failure.
If you think we missed discussing an important 2016 theme in government and data, please let us know. We’d love to cover it in a future podcast.
Have a happy New Year and thanks for listening!
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