What is SimplyCity?
SimplyCity provides tools to empower citizens with information about schools, childcare, and adultcare options in their city and their neighborhoods. While our debut focuses on our home city of Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States, and an open data city, we will be introducing other cities in Texas and around the country.
Our team comprises data scientists who love working with all kinds of data challenges and are led by Mohammed Zakir, who has 17+ years of experience in extracting value from data of all stripes, colors, shapes, and sizes.
Who is it for?
Cities and states are increasingly collecting data that can help make citizens make informed choices. However, these data are often not easy to access. Our user-friendly tools bridge this gap to make public data ready for public use.
This tool is free and is meant for (in alphabetical order):
Where do you get your data?
The data come from the following sources:
We provide data for the Greater Houston Metro area. All data are updated monthly except for schools that are updated annually.
Could you help me with my data visualization and analysis?
Absolutely! We have deep expertise in helping cross-industry clients such as Thomson Reuters, Syngenta, City of Houston, Houston Public Media, Parthenon Capital Partners, Jobs for the Future, Burning Glass Technologies, BrightBytes, Envysion, Competition Dynamics, and more with their data challenges. Please contact us at email@example.com to tell us about your data needs.
How can my organization appear in the featured list?
The Houston metro area is home to 6.5 million residents (and growing rapidly) so placing your advertisement on SimplyCity will do wonders in helping you grow your business. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our competitive advertising rates.
How else can I promote my business on SimplyCity?
So that you stand out among your competitors, for a nominal annual fee we allow you to provide your own business description, promotional coupons, and a link to your website for a year. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.