News and Media


September 20, 2021
Open Data Policy Lab City Incubator Announces Inaugural Cohort

March 24, 2021
Live XYZ, Mastercard, The Met, and SONYC Join NYC Recovery Data Partnership to Inform Covid-19 Response and Recovery Efforts

March 6, 2021
NYC Celebrates Open Data Week 2021, Making Free Public Data Accessible to More New Yorkers


September 16, 2020
New York City Releases New Open Data Plan After Year of Record Usage

July 23, 2020
Mayor de Blasio Announces Launch of The NYC Recovery Data Partnership With Open Call for Data

May 5, 2020
GovLoop: NYC Chief Analytics Officer's Day During Covid-19

March 17, 2020
StateScoop: From pay gaps to squirrels, NYC seeks topics to hook public on open data

March 1, 2020
Wall Street Journal: New York City Is Building a Data Geek's Dream

February 28, 2020
De Blasio Administration Kicks Off NYC Open Data Week 2019, Announces Open Data Advisory Council Members


September 17, 2019
StateScoop: New York City plots its next decade of open-data projects

May 17, 2019
Harvard Ash Center: NYC's New Chief Analytics Officers Brings Depth of Experience to Her New Role

April 2019
Mozilla Foundation: New York City Internet Health Report

April 4, 2019
Gotham Gazette: How One New Yorker's App Pushed 311 to Modernize Traffic Violation Reporting (to an Extent)

March 25, 2019
StateScoop: NYC data office looks to evolve past 'startup mentality'

March 19, 2019
Governing: A Permanent Place for Data Analytics


March 20, 2018
CityLab: The Right Way to Regulate Algorithms

May 10, 2018
BFM Business: Comment l’open data façonne la ville de demain

May 25, 2018
Government Executive: The Future of Civic Engagement

June 8, 2018
Government Technology: Finding the Rat and the Other Challenges of Predictive Modeling

June 11, 2018
The Lab Report (Luminary Labs): The evolution of ‘smart cities’

June 18, 2018
Bloomberg Government: Women Leaders Are Key Players Shaping Today’s Smart Cities

August 8, 2018
Gizmodo: The Algorithm That Could Save Vulnerable New Yorkers From Being Forced Out of Their Homes

September 24, 2018
Smart Cities Dive: NYC releases open data report, includes 629 new data sets

October 18, 2018
Epoch Times: 白思豪任命华裔靳夏玉任纽约市首席数据分析官


January 26, 2017
Tech Crunch: As faith in government falters, data science and technology can help

March 8, 2017
amNY: Open data is changing how New York City government works


June 7, 2016
City&State NY: New York City working to help communities fight ‘data poverty’


March 10, 2015
Bond Case Briefs: "Yellen: Fed Eyeballs on Large Firms."

August 28, 2015
StateScoop: "Boston, New York City craft new open data policies."


January 2, 2014
Tech President: "With Business Atlas, NYC Analytics Office Looks to 2014."

March 19, 2014
Gov Lab Blog: "Talking Open Data with NYC Stakeholders: A Wrap-Up."

July 16, 2014
State Tech: "Applying Analytics Can Improve Outcomes."

October 22, 2014
Crain's New York Business: "De Blasio names new Chief Analytics Officer."

October 30, 2014
Fortune: "Bright lights, big cities, bigger data."

November 23, 2014
Gotham Gazette: "City Council Course Offering: Open Data 101."

December 29, 2014
Gotham Gazette: "De Blasio Administration, City's Tech Community Prepare for Big Year Two."


March 6, 2013
Slate: "Big Data in the Big Apple."

March 23, 2013
New York Times: "The Mayor's Geek Squad."

March 24, 2013
New York Magazine: "The City's big data office knows New York."

April 1, 2013
Financial Times: "Why grease is the word in New York."

May 15, 2013
Tech President: "Fighting Fires with data, New York city launches new safety inspection system."

October 12, 2013
BBC: "How New York is releasing it 'big data' to the public."

December 17, 2013
Wired: "Alpha Geek: Data Cruncher Uses Code to Solve NYC's Problems"

December 26, 2013
New York Daily News: "Map this! New city tech tool lets small businesses compete with the big guys by dishing data.

December 27, 2013
NY1: "New Business Atlas Maps Out Data For Start-Ups, Expansions."


June 6, 2012
The Economist: "Stats and the state."

June 26, 2012
O'Reilly Media: "Predictive data analytics is savings lives and taxpayer dollars in New York City."

October 25, 2012
CIO: "How big data save lives in New York City."


June 7, 2011
New York Times: "City to crack down on illegally divided apartments."

December 13, 2011
Wall Street Journal: "Mayor Moves Against Drugs."

December 28, 2011
Governing: "Beyond Performance Management."

Video Presentations

Data Gotham 2012, by Michael Flowers

Data Driven City, by Michael Flowers

Code for America Presentation, by Michael Flowers at CFA Summit 2012

Creating smart government through analytics, by Michael Flowers

Data-driven, Designed Cities, by Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki and Lolita Jackson

Keynote Address-- University Transport Research Center, by Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki

Rebuilding a city from the people up, by Lolita Jackson at TEDxPenn

La Fabrique de la Cité 2015: Optimising the City using Data, by Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki

Open Cities Summit Interview with Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki

Data for All: NYC Open Data, by Linsey Mollineux at CFA Summit 2015

Free Lunch with NYC Analytics: Optimizing School Lunch Programs, with Simon Rimmele and Deena Patel

NYC School of Data 2018, with Adrienne Schmoeker