CITE Training: Archived Data for Planning, Operations, and Safety (0.6 CEUs)

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Start Date:

September 08, 2017 at 9:00 am EDT

End Date:

October 17, 2017 at 9:00 am EDT




This course is designed to help you understand the benefits of creating an open and accessible data archive of your agency’s data.  It will also explain the challenges you might face in trying to make your agency’s data more open and available to others, and ways in which you can mitigate those challenges.  After showing you some real-world examples of how data can be leveraged for better decision making and analysis, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of building your very own archive, leveraging technologies that others have developed, or paying a consultant to help you with your archiving needs.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Communicate the business cases for archiving data
  • Understand the importance of visual analytic s in making your archive more valuable
  • Identify real-world use-cases for leveraging archives for better decision making
  • Evaluate the pros and cons of different archive implementation strategies


Michael Pack, Director, Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) Lab

Event Type:

Technical Sessions

Organizational Capability Element:

  • Performance Management
  • Planning
  • Performance Measurement

Operations Area of Practice:

  • Data Acquisition, Support and Hosting
  • Regional environmental data sets and models
  • Simulation Analysis

Role in Organization:

Associate Engineer, CEO / GM / Commissioner, Director / Program Manager, Engineer, Manager / First Line Supervisor, Principal Engineer, Researcher/Academic, Senior Engineer, Senior Manager, Transit Professional, Transportation Planner