City of Houston Launches Performance Improvement Portal with Open Data

Jeff Reichman on in Data, Public Policy

Today, Mayor Parker announced the launch of the Performance Improvement Portal, a City website that provides insight into how the City measures its departments and responds to citizen requests.  The website also promotes open data and civic innovation projects (think hackathons, writeathons, and community challenges).

We were really excited to work with the City on this project, and we’d like your feedback. If you’re an open data nerd, take a look at the Performance Insights report or the 311 service data, and let me know what you think. It definitely helps make a case for more open data programs.

Check out the City’s press release here.

Check out the Chronicle’s coverage here.

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Jeff Reichman

Jeff is passionate about data. He founded January Advisors and Sketch City, and serves on the board of the League of Women Voters of the Houston Area. Read his full bio on LinkedIn.