Startup in Residence Skillshare: Open Data & GIS w/ Bayes Impact & DT

The Startup In Residence Program (STIR) brings together government and startups to explore ways to use technology to make government more accountable, efficient and responsive. As part of STIR, SF MOCI & SF Department of Technology (DT) is hosting a series of “Skillshares” to provide a venue for transfer of knowledge between government technologists and startup staff. These informal conversations will feature a short presentation from both a STIR startup and DT staff about important topics in government technology. There will be plenty of time for questions and conversations to improve your skills and share what you love about your work.

Learning Objectives:
  • Provide a venue for transfer of knowledge between government technologists and startup staff
  • Discuss topics of critical and current interest to effective government technology
  • Share practical aspects and applications of topics (e.g., what’s your day like? how do you plan? what toolsets do you use to manage projects, organize information?)

Open Data & GIS with Bayes Impact & SF Department of Technology

  • Bayes Impact shares best practices, practical approaches and toolsets for using open data & GIS in their work
  • Sam Valdez of the Department of Technology shares how data is collected, archived, made available, etc.

Format:

12:00 to 12:30pm – Bayes Impact
12:30 to 1:00pm – Sam Valdez, GIS Team – Department of Technology
1:00 to 1:30pm – Free time for pair programming, small group conversations, etc.