Success story

OSBM: A one stop shop for information about North Carolina

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To support informed decision-making and serve the growing needs of North Carolina, the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) needed a comprehensive, automated solution that would:

  • House the core national, state, regional, county, and municipal data
  • Improve visual, analytical, planning, and strategic capabilities
  • Improve its workforce information
  • Promote customer service.

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OSBM success

This isn’t just about numbers or academic pursuits. Data informs policy, as well as important decision. For example, we get a lot of inquiries from people thinking about relocating to the area in order to retire. They want to know about proximity to necessary services, such as healthcare, as well as entertainment and even the best fishing spots.

Bob Coats
Governor’s Census Liaison, North Carolina State Data Center, Office of State Budget & Management, Demographic & Economic Analysis Section

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