The Tech > Advocacy tech > Watchdogging and transparency > Report cards and audits - (23)

This section provides systematic analyses to evaluate promises made by governments and other institutions, track the performance of programs, initiatives, or projects. Are they working? How well?

Ranking Digital Rights

Ranking ICT sector companies on respect for free expression and privacy

Grade DC

This program enables you to submit comments about certain District agencies and view how District residents graded those agencies. The goal is to help you better engage with your government and help government agencies to improve the quality of their services.

Mass Gov audit of state IoT usage

This audit examines the Commonwealth's current use of Internet of Things devices and the adequacy of the internal controls for implementing and using this technology. It looked at the period of July 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017.

Climate Primaries

Greenpeace's climate report card that encourages users to thank or shame candidates based on their position

EU Whistleblowing Monitor

The EU Whistleblowing Monitor was created by the Whistleblowing International Network to track the progress of transposition of the EU Directive on Whistleblowing across all 27 Member States over the next 18 months.

OECD Going Digital Toolkit

The Going Digital Toolkit helps countries assess their state of digital development and formulate policy strategies and approaches in response. Data exploration and visualisation are key features of the Toolkit.

Open Data Barometer Latin America and Caribbean

The Open Data Barometer for Latin America and the Caribbean covers 24 countries and classifies governments according to readiness for open data initiatives, implementation of open data programs, and impact that open data is having on companies, politics and civil society.

PDX City Sync

PDX CitySync is an ambitious, innovative project from the eGovernment Team and the City of Portland. Currently in Beta, built on Drupal 7. Alerts(Resident & Business): Users can configure personalized alerts and reminders for things like traffic, weather, garbage day, and due dates for their monthly water bill or quarterly business licenses taxes. Civic Idea Board(Resident & Business): An avenue to share and discuss ideas on how to make Portland a better place to live, work, and play, and to provide feedback to upcoming City Council agenda items as well. Event Calendar(Resident & Business): Provides a customizable calendar of events pulling from a number of resources around the City based on the user’s interest settings. PDX Reporter(Resident): Gives residents an easy way to browse and view issues in their area that have been submitted via the City’s mobile citizen reporting app, PDX Reporter. School Performance Browser(Resident): Built on data from the Oregon Department of Education, this app gives users easy-to-understand visualizations of performance data from schools in their area.

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