Cities all over the US are actively using data and evidence in decision making, investing in what works, and improving the lives of their residents. Open data programs are a fundamental and powerful practice in this important transformation of governing. But how do you measure the impact of your open data efforts? Just as measurement is the foundation of performance management, it is equally important to track the success of a city’s open data program. Standards do exist to provide guidance in publishing certain datasets, but what is the best way to determine the impact of your program?
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