In this case study: 

YOU WILL DISCOVER THE KEY FACTORS THAT LED the city and county of DURHAM TO Embark together on AN AMBITIOUS OPEN DATA INITIATIVE.

  • A unique partnership: The city and the county of Durham wanted a solution allowing them to gather their data in one single portal, regardless of jurisdictional lines. 
  • Easy as pie: Simplicity was one of Durham’s top priorities in the process of selecting the right platform.
  • Security at the forefront: The platform keeps public information separate from confidential and private data.
  • Data storytelling: Thanks to automatically generated visualisations such as tables, graphs and maps, teams in Durham have the ability to quickly develop dashboards for powerful data storytelling. 


Located in central North Carolina (U.S.A.), Durham County is one of the fastest growing regions in the U.S. The area is home to the world-famous Research Triangle Park, international research and development centers, and world-class universities.