This month, we highlight a couple reports, one from here in Iowa and one from the state of Washington that make data more accessible to the public, and introduce a new data literacy program. In Iowa, the Department of Corrections is now publishes a daily Correctional System Census providing
May 2023 Data Snapshot
April 2023 Data Snapshot
This month, we highlight new quick start videos to teach users the basics of interacting with data on data.iowa.gov. We provide you with an updated procedure for publishing new views that incorporates functionality available in the new exploration canvas. We also introduce a new playbook for
March 2023 Data Snapshot
This month, we spotlight a report on the Lifeline Program, which is dedicated to making phone and internet more affordable to those in need. We also highlight a new resource page available on DOM's recently redesigned website, and introduce a new playbook for calculating simple moving averages. We
February 2023 Data Snapshot
This month, we spotlight the new Iowa Prison Recidivism dashboard which highlights a key outcome important to the Department of Corrections. We also discuss feature that will be deprecated this year in favor for enhancements made to stories. There are also new enhancements available in the
January 2023 Data Snapshot
This month, we spotlight a couple public safety datasets from around the country. The first dataset spotlighted presents all traffic and investigatory stops made in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The second is police dispatched incidents in Montgomery County, MD. We also provide a tip on how to add
December 2022 Data Snapshot
This month, we spotlight a highly interactive report providing information on reported crashes in the State of Iowa. We also provide a short checklist to ensure datasets that support monitoring performance provide a good foundation for the creation and publication of private, internal or public
November 2022 Data Snapshot
No, we didn't skip the October newsletter! We are just renaming the newsletter using the month it is published instead of the previous month. This month, we highlight a dataset published in the State of Washington that provides comprehensive data on health care provider credentials. We also
September 2022 Data Snapshot
The September 2022 Data Snapshot highlights the Iowa Liquor Sales dataset, provides reasons for publishing data, and lists live training available in October.
August 2022 Data Snapshot
The August 2022 Data Snapshot highlights the Current Iowa Correctional System Prison Population, introduces parameters, editing metadata on derived views, discusses the new look for the internal site, and lists the live training available in September.
July 2022 Data Snapshot
The July 2022 Data Snapshot highlights Vehicle Crashes in Iowa dataset, introduces a playlist to improve your data literacy, and lists live training available in August.