Collaboration

Notes from the field: BetaNYC #BikeHack

Posted on by Noel Hidalgo in Brigade, Civic Hacking, Collaboration

This week, BetaNYC partnered with OpenShift to demonstrate the swift ability to take a GitHub repo and spin up a number of CitiBike tools. In a developing partnership with NYU Rudin and an ongoing partnership with OpenPlans, civic hackers shared their …

Epic win for NYC’s Open Data Community! PLUTO is free!

Posted on by Noel Hidalgo in Civic Hacking, Collaboration, Gov2.0, News, Open Data, Open Gov

Since the signing of New York City’s Open Data Law on March 7, 2012, open data and geo-spacial nurds have been wondering when the City’s extensive land use and geographic data at the tax lot level would be liberated. Today, New York City Department …

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#WaldoCanyonFire – Lessons for Social Media in a Crisis

Posted on by Jacob Anderson in Collaboration, Gov2.0, Guest Post, Public service

This post is written by Jacob Anderson, Innovation Analyst for the City of Colorado Springs, and is crossposted from http://blog.recovers.org “If you are available to do so, can you come into the joint info center for a bit to help …

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Brigade Spotlight: Chicago

Posted on by Jack Madans in Brigade, Chicago, Civic Hacking, Collaboration, Open Data

When it comes to strong civic hacking communities; Chicago has an embarrassment of riches. Captain Christopher Whitaker talks about keeping the momentum, Chi-towns civic hacking heroes, and why it’s just as possible in your city. What’s the origin story of …

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Calling All Civic Coders!

Posted on by Mark Headd in Civic Hacking, Collaboration, Guest Post, News, Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia is one of the cities from across the country and around the world taking part in the Google Places API Developer Challenge. And Philly wants you – yeah, you! – to help build an app through …

Collaboration is the Foundation for Innovation

Posted on by Lauren Dyson in #meta, Collaboration, Commentary, Summit

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It’s hard to believe, but we’re about to wrap up the last day of the 2012 Code for America Summit. More than 250 of you joined us in San Francisco this year, including: 1 Deputy Mayor 2 Mayors 6 2013 fellows …

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