Where 2.0 - Junk Mail and the Geoweb Shine Light on New Orleans Recovery

Where 2.0 - Junk Mail and the Geoweb Shine Light on New Orleans Recovery

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James Fee

May 19, 2009
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  1. Junk Mail and the Geoweb Shine Light on New Orleans

    Recovery Presented by: Denice Ross Greater New Orleans Community Data Center James Fee RSP Architects
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  4. Visits to gnocdc.org For the two years preceding Katrina Approx

    5,000 visits/month, 60,000 visits/year
  5. Friday

  6. Saturday

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  9. Sunday

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  12. Monday

  13. Tuesday-Friday

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  19. 2005 visits to gnocdc.org Baseline 5,000 visits/month 80,000 visits 40,000

    visits
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  21. And lots of media…

  22. “How many people are back, and where are they living?”

  23. 71.5% 49.5% Census Bureau population estimates

  24. 71.5% 49.5% Census Bureau population estimates Not useful because: • 

    9-Month Lag •  Whole city, not neighborhoods •  Methods fell apart post-disaster
  25. Alternative sources of population data Utility accounts Public school enrollment

    Voter Registration Drivers Licenses Traffic Volume Postal data Surveys Vehicle Registration
  26. Alternative sources of population data Utility accounts Public school enrollment

    Voter Registration Drivers Licenses Traffic Volume Postal data Surveys Vehicle Registration
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  32. Local credibility is hard to gain…

  33. and easy to lose. Local credibility is hard to gain…

  34. Tips for Credibility 1. Put metadata in plain sight and in

    plain English 2. Fix errors that matter to locals 3. Improve usability through testing under real-world conditions
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  41. 11 July 2008 by Infrogmation of New Orleans July 2008

  42. StreetView Aug 2007

  43. Today – May 2009

  44. Tips for Credibility 1. Put metadata in plain sight and in

    plain English 2. Fix errors that matter to locals 3. Improve usability through testing under real-world conditions
  45. Geocoding database problem: Addresses placed in “neutral grounds”

  46. Tips for Credibility 1. Put metadata in plain sight and in

    plain English 2. Fix errors that matter to locals 3. Improve usability through testing under real-world conditions
  47. Notetaker User Interviewer Methodology: www.gnocdc.org/usability

  48. Methodology: www.gnocdc.org/usability

  49. The result: Happy users and a smoother recovery for New

    Orleans
  50. Holy  Cross  neighborhood  associa2on  deployed  spring   break  volunteers  to

     rebuilding,  rather  than  door-­‐to-­‐ door  data  collec2on  
  51. “Friends  of  Palmer  Park”  demonstrated  cri2cal  mass  of  neighbors  

    in  grant  proposal  for  new  playground   The image cannot be displayed. Your computer may not have enough memory to open the image, or the image may have been corrupted. Restart your computer, and then open the file again. If the red x still appears, you may have to delete the image and then insert it again.
  52. Community  &  Developers:  Using  same  data  to  describe  the  impact

      of  a  new  Hospital  on  residents  in  the  proposed  footprint  
  53. Why we James Fee

  54. GNOCDC Web August, 2005

  55. Photo credit: the ‘bee log

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  57. GNOCDC Web May, 2009

  58. Leverage ArcGIS & Google Maps

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  60. Migrate from static HTML to Django Framework

  61. Uploading data to cloud and Google Docs

  62. I wish I had cached my data

  63. Onward!

  64. Technology

  65. Results •  No lock in, supporting standards allows them the

    flexibility to change with technology. •  No longer fighting change, but embracing it
  66. Joy Bonaguro Project Lead & Design Content Expert Data Developer

    Project Sponsor Allison Plyer Elaine Ortiz Denice W. Ross James Fee RSP Architects Mapping Sherpa Programmer Matt Priour Kestrel Computer Consulting www.gnocdc.org For more info, e-mail denicew@gnocdc.org or james.fee@rsparch.com