Exploring the Chicago Works for You DatasetApr022014
The Smart Chicago Collaborative has posted an analysis of the data sets found in Chicago Works for You. Some interesting correlations to be drawn involving city services. Do certain service requests happen in tandem with others? How about the impact of weather?
Editor’s note: there is a massive set of data behind the Smart Chicago Chicago Works for You (CWFY) product– a citywide dashboard with three million requests, across fourteen services, all drawn from Chicago’s Open311 system. I asked Q. Ethan McCallum, a Chicago-based consultant focused on helping businesses to succeed and improve through practical use of data analysis, to review the data and see what we could learn. Here’s his take. –DXO