Exposing department data

Use case: Exposing department data


The Department of Transportation within the State of Colorado exists to ensure a safe and efficient highway system by building and maintaining interstates, U.S. highways, and state highways. The State was looking to expose transportation data to relevant internal and external stakeholders.


  • Siloed data management made cross-functional reporting and applications highly dependent on manual sharing
  • Unknown sources of data lead to different metrics being reported
  • Delays in data frequency forced decision makers to rely on outdated data


  • Used APIs to expose and integrate multiple department databases and systems
  • Connected data and built APIs for 10+ stakeholder groups to access relevant data, information, financials, permits, assets, and more
  • Enabled staff and partners for improved service delivery


  • Dramatically reduced time to share data between teams from days to seconds
  • Created re-usable data services
  • Integrated 6 essential systems
  • Enabled stakeholders to have real-time, self-service data access


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