The current municipal data landscape bears some resemblance to 1920s New York City.Just as successive waves of immigration led to urban overcrowding, the sheer volume ofdata generated today exceeds most municipalities’ capacity to process, let alone use.According to one estimate, more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created everyday. As the democratization of the […]
Data sharing between organizations addressing social risk factors has the potential to amplify impact by increasing direct service capacity and efficiency. Unfortunately, the risks of and restrictions on sharing personal data often limit this potential, and adherence to regulations such as HIPAA and FERPA can make data sharing a significant challenge. Through the development of […]
All communities grapple with complex social problems that have detrimental effects on the well-being of their populations. One shared goal across problem-solving communities is the ability to improve outcomes for affected populations by increasing interoperability, refining resource alignment, and streamlining community services. Technology is often looked to as a panacea for achieving these systems-level advancements. […]
Data sharing between social impact organizations has the potential to amplify social impact by reducing redundant efforts and increasing capacity.