The Data Dividend

Madera, Christian
September 2010
Next American City;Fall2010, Issue 28, p28
An interview with data practitioners working with Detroit, Michigan and New Orleans, Louisiana is presented. When asked for the status of open data in Detroit, Kurt Metzger replies that it is still developing more detailed administrative data from municipalities to make it more accessible to the public. According to Amy Liu, her group aids the federal government in improving its recovery efforts in New Orleans and also tracks recovery trends. Denice Ross acknowledges the challenge of using technology where applicable in New Orleans.


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