The Governance Lab
AI localism in practice: examining how cities govern AI
The rapid growth of cities and advances in data has led to the growing adoption of artificial intelligence and other automated systems in cities across the world. This report aims to serve as a primer for policy-makers and practitioners to learn about current governance and...
The #Data4COVID19 Review: assessing the use of non-traditional data during a pandemic crisis
The GovLab, with the support of the Knight Foundation, recently sought to evaluate how non-traditional data was used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The research identifies lessons and recommendations that can be applied to future data-driven crisis management.
Open data in action: initiatives during the initial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic
Based on an open call for evidence, this report assesses how open government data (OGD) was used to react and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic during initial stage of the crisis (March-July 2020). It also seeks to transform lessons learned into considerations for policy-makers on...
The third wave of open data toolkit
This toolkit has been developed as a resource for data stewards and responsible data leaders at public, private, and civil society organisations, who are seeking new ways to create public value through cross-sector data collaboration.
The power of virtual communities
During 2020, the GovLab interviewed leaders of 50 Facebook groups and 26 global academic and industry experts for this study of the governance and leadership of Facebook groups. This report outlines some of the findings.