How better digital services can build trust in local government

Cities across the U.S. and around the world are finding that the tools of digital transformation—specifically, getting frequent feedback from users—helps put residents at the center of their efforts to improve services. 

Building a data culture in City Hall

Name: Harsha Mallajosyula Title: Chief Data Officer City: Paterson, N.J.

Infographic: The Mayors Challenge, by the numbers

Ever since its launch in 2013, the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge has empowered city leaders from around the world to tackle their most pressing concerns.

Mayors Challenge impact: A look back at previous winners

Here's how past winners of a one-of-a-kind ideas competition addressed their toughest challenges—and the impact they were able to create as a result.

Year in review: 5 bright spots in a difficult year

A year most city leaders would rather forget is winding down. It wasn’t all bad.