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Say hello to approachable data at #APA16!


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mySidewalk is introducing a whole new way for planners to approach data. The best news? You can test drive it at the American Planning Association 2016 National Conference in Phoenix April 2-5.

Imagine instant access to 250+ datasets mapped to any project area, so that you can answer essential questions like:

  • How has this community changed over the past decade?
  • Where can we expect housing turnover?
  • Where should we spur economic growth?
  • Where are concentrations of vulnerable residents located?
  • What are the transportation habits of residents? 

See how mySidewalk is helping more than 2,000 organizations approach data in a more efficient and meaningful way. Stop by booth #417 to create an interactive, shareable map and learn how to make quick, data-driven decisions for the project you’re currently (or soon-to-be) working on—all in three easy steps.

Here’s how we'll approach data at #APA16:

  • Step 1: Identify a question you’d like to answer
    We’ve worked with hundreds of organizations to identify common questions and have created a library of solutions that will, in one click, provide instant insight.
  • Step 2: Find answers using powerful visual analysis
    Using pre-loaded templates and powerfully simple data analysis tools, find answers for specific problems focused on your project area.
  • Step 3: Share, report, and decide with data
    Turn this information into an interactive report that you can take home and share with colleagues, council members, or even residents in a community to make collaborative, well-informed decisions.

Learn how to #LetDataDecide at #APA16 in Phoenix with mySidewalk.

Schedule a specific time to connect during the conference, here >>  

Also, don't miss the mySidewalk presentation on April 3 at 4 PM in room 124 with CEO Nick Bowden and MIT's Ben Armstrong, Build a Better Haystack: Use Data. (You’ll earn 1.25 CM credits by attending!)

Not headed to APA? Request a free, interactive analysis for any community or project area here.

Published on:
March 29, 2016 - 10:55am
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