The Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence (CIDI) is a research/policy center located in the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York. CIDI reports directly to the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services. As part of the Office of the Mayor, CIDI conducts citywide interagency research to identify areas of service need in the City. CIDI fosters collaboration with all Health and Human Service agencies (e.g., Children's Services, Homeless Services, etc.) as well as other City agencies (e.g., New York City Housing Authority and Department of Education) to promote citywide policy change with the aims of improving the quality of services throughout the City of New York as well as to improve the effectiveness of NYC government.