GovEx Data Points

A podcast about government and data.
Telling stories from practitioners and academics about how data affects communities and the lives of residents.

Podcast #74 – Data Science: Easy as P.I.E.

Dec 1, 2021

Governments are often on the hook for some of society’s most pressing challenges. How can city leaders find novel and flexible solutions to address these issues and improve the lives of residents? In a world filled with ever more complex technology, leaders are looking to data science as the answer for previously unsolvable problems.

Today, we’re joined by Richard Todd, Enterprise Data Lead for the City of Boulder, CO. We’d discuss what data science is, how data science paradigms can be applied to various challenges, and explore a few examples of how data science has been used to solve problems in US cities. We’ll also discuss some tips to keep in mind as you launch a data science project in your city.

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