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Feb 8,2018

Tech Lessons Learned Implementing Early Intervention Systems in Charlotte and Nashville

February 8th, 2018|

  This is the second in our three-part series “Lessons Learned Deploying Early Intervention Systems.” The first part (you can find it here) discussed the importance of data science deployments. [...]

Jan 26,2018

Lessons Learned Implementing Early Intervention Systems in Charlotte and Nashville

January 26th, 2018|

From the company’s creation, Netflix has relied on the scalability and accuracy of machine learning to deliver content and turn profits. One way Netflix uses machine learning is to recommend [...]

Oct 6,2017

Representativeness Analysis: How Our Data Reflects the Real Labor Market Dynamics

October 6th, 2017|

  For this month’s blog post, we are will talk about the representativeness of Data@Work Research Hub data. The Data@Work Research Hub is a collection of public datasets produced by [...]

Aug 29,2017

Introducing the Training Provider Outcomes Toolkit

August 29th, 2017|

  Trying to find a good job training program can be daunting. How do you know if the skills they teach are valuable in the job market? And how can [...]

Aug 3,2017

Introducing the Data@Work Research Hub and Funding Opportunity

August 3rd, 2017|

  With the rapid growth and adoption of technologies like artificial intelligence having uncertain and disparate effects on labor markets, the need for high-quality interdisciplinary research into labor market dynamics [...]

Jul 14,2017

Data-Driven Inspections for Safer Housing in San Jose, California

July 14th, 2017|

The Multiple Housing team in San Jose’s Code Enforcement Office is tasked with protecting the occupants of properties with three or more units, such as apartment buildings, fraternities, sororities, and [...]

Jun 28,2017

Combining Data and Behavioral Science to Reduce Water Shut Offs

June 28th, 2017|

Behavioral science and psychology can help explain the underlying reasons for seemingly irrational behavior which cities aim to address, such as using payday loans or committing property crimes. Unfortunately, determining [...]

Jun 21,2017

Introducing pgdedupe!

June 21st, 2017|

Combining datasets and performing large aggregate analyses are powerful new ways to improve service across large populations. Critically important in this task is the deduplication of identities across multiple data [...]

Mar 10,2017

Connecting the Dots for Better Outcomes

March 10th, 2017|

  The most vulnerable individuals in society often struggle with long-lasting, multi-faceted challenges such as mental illness, substance abuse, chronic health conditions, and homelessness. Individuals experiencing these difficulties tend to [...]

Feb 17,2017

Data Science for Social Good Fellowship Update

February 17th, 2017|

We wanted to share an update with you from the Data Science for Social Good Fellowship team. Based on the funding situation and other projects that we’re launching and continuing, [...]

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