Tech and Data

Five Ways Urban Planners Can Use Text Analysis

What is Text Analysis? Text Analysis (TA) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are closely related subfields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). The tools allow computers to understand and then process human language. This is especially useful because it gives machines the power to complete repetitive tasks like translation, classification, summarization, and analysis. …

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co:census is building ethical values as we grow

Last year, co:census was named as a top ethical data collection solution in North America. For us, it was a moment of recognition based on our best practices for inclusive engagement and anonymous surveys. This moment also commemorated one of our key features, text message surveys, that allows institutions to gather feedback from their communities. …

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Using Sentiment Analysis for Feedback

Sentiment analysis plays an important role in many industries. From market research to customer feedback analysis, sentiment analysis can be used to pull insights from text data. When put into action, sentiment analysis is the process of identifying opinions within data. While there is variance in methodology, sentiment analysis follows the same basic structure. After …

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co:census 1st Annual Study: Surveying Government Innovation Teams

Last year, our team launched co:census with one goal in mind: breaking down barriers for civic engagement and increasing access for those who are traditionally shut out of the conversation. Since then, we have collaborated with more than a dozen public and private institutions in order to provide a more ethical and equitable solution to …

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3 Reasons co:census is the easiest survey platform

Surveys are pretty tough to plan The average survey takes 4-6 months from planning to the final dataset. Surveys also are incredibly expensive –especially for qualitative data. co:census aims to fix this problem by providing simple, high-level support every step of the way during your survey process. Here are 3 reasons co:census is the simplest …

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