Policy Cloud joined the MajorCitiesEurope 2021 conference with a plenary presentation about the pilot project Urban policy making through analysis of crowdsourced data in the city of Sofia - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 at 12:10 PM CEST
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria and the biggest political, administrative, cultural and educational centre in the country, with a current population of 1,8 million inhabitants. The municipality of Sofia is constantly working to improve the urban environment and meet the challenges that the city is facing. Evidence-based policy making is crucial for addressing urban challenges in a cost-efficient way.
Through its involvement in Policy Cloud, the Sofia Municipality will address urban policy as a critical success factor in improving the overall urban environment of the city. Policy design will be adapted based on analysis of big data sourced from the following sectors:
In designing policy, we will combine the data from both existing sources and from new open data sets that become available.