THE OPEN CITIES INDEX (OCI)
The OCI measures the maturity of open data programs in municipalities and other public sector organizations using a standardized annual survey. First launched in 2015, the OCI has helped government organizations build awareness and capacity related to open data programming – generally understood as the publication of government data sets to be accessed freely by the public.
THE GEOSPATIAL MATURITY INDEX (GMI)
First launching in 2018, the GMI measures the maturity of an organization’s GIS (geographic information system) program. GIS teams or programs consist of skilled geospatial technicians, using location data to enhance decision-making capabilities, corporate communications, analysis, government transparency, and much more.
THE BENCHMARK BLOG
The Benchmark Blog explores industry trends and emerging insights related to open data and geospatial initiatives in the public sector.