Ethics and Data Science

While data science offers the ability to find patterns in data and innovate new data products for the greater social good, it is ethically neutral. It does not come with its own perspective of what is right or wrong or what is good or bad in using it. While data science has no value framework, […]

Analytics over Open Data

Open data, processed with data science applications, can present design alternatives to the traditional structures of government, offering governance models more suited to an increasingly digital society and new sources of evidence for policy-making. Data analytics can be used by the city administration to trigger improvements across three broad areas:  Resource optimisation: Cost savings can […]

Vehicle Type and Pollutant Emission

Vehicular emission has become a major source of pollution in many areas. Traffic pollution causes a significant increase in carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), volatile organic compounds (VOCs) or hydrocarbons (HCs), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and particulate matter (PM). Increasing the duration of road congestion rises emission pollution and degrade air quality. Increase congestion on […]

What is Open Data?

Government by legal processes collects a significant amount of data about people, properties, licenses, crimes, public health and a wide variety of other entities. With the onset of IoT and the growing digitalization of government processes, almost everything can be measured, monitored and networked. Such data from different sources can be combined and “mashed up […]

Who is a Chief Data Officer?

The Chief Data Officer has a significant measure of responsibility for determining what kinds of information the government will choose to capture, retain and exploit and for what purposes. CDO plays a crucial role in making the most of data resources and creates value by: Creating clear lines of responsibility for the management and oversight […]

Capacity Planning : Web Operations

Capacity planning – is the process of determining the resources required to meet the priority plan and methods needed to make that capacity available. [embeddoc url=”” download=”all” viewer=”microsoft”]