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CTG’s Donna Canestraro Awarded UAlbany President’s Award for Excellence on March 25, 2015
CTG’s Donna Canestraro Awarded UAlbany President’s Award for Excellence on March 25, 2015
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CTG co-chairs the 2nd Annual UAlbany President’s Forum on Data at the University at Albany on February 24, 2015
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CTG Partners with SUNY’s Cradle to Career Alliance (C2C) to Identify Data Needs for Assessing Impact

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Four Cities Kick off Effort to Combat Urban Blight with CTG

Together with the cities of Schenectady, Troy, Amsterdam and Gloversville, the Center for Technology in Government at UAlbany kicked off a pilot program to allow critical information sharing of code enforcement-related data so that communities can take proactive steps to combat urban blight. Find out more>>
 

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CTG's NYTD Peer Caller Program Honored with 2015 President’s Award for Exemplary Public Engagement

The Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany was honored to be recognized at the 2015 President’s Award for Exemplary Public Engagement ceremony on April 28th for its innovative work with the National Youth in Transition Database Peer Caller Program. Find out more>>
 

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Enabling Open Government for All: A Road Map for Public Libraries

This report presents the results of a year-long partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and public library and open government experts. The project focused on responding to a growing question about how efforts to open government are influencing, and possibly changing, the role of public libraries in their communities. The report offers six recommendations about leveraging past practices and ensuring a future role for public libraries in the expanding open government agenda emerged from the research and expert meetings. In addition, the report provides two resources to support these recommendations and to help public libraries get started in building their open government agenda.
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Exploring the Integration of Data-intensive Analytical Skills in Public Affairs Education

While much is being said and written about big data and data science, much less attention has been given to the skills required of the current and next generation of public managers, policy analysts, and informed citizens who are expected to use new data resources and tools effectively. To begin to address this gap, on May 9, 2014, CTG hosted a one-day National Science Foundation (NSF) workshop to explore the integration of data-intensive analytical skills in public affairs education. This report highlights the opportunities, challenges, and next steps that emerged from the day.
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