Tools for Action

Co-design and collaborate with communities around an open data project

Governments that publish community-centered open data and information can go beyond transparency by co-designing and collaborating with community members to solve local challenges. Bringing open data to where residents are can help spark dialogues and inspire innovation. Data providers can use the strategies we’ve compiled below to apply open data for local impact.

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Collaboration playbooks

We’ve assembled the following playbooks to show you how cities and data-savvy organizations are collaborating with diverse stakeholder groups to build community relationships and apply open data. Each playbook was assembled in cooperation with host organizations, with step-by-step instructions for readers to test out strategies on their own.