Kansas City

KCMO: Making Room for Experimentation

Posted on by Lauren Dyson in Cities, Kansas City, News, Procurement

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Ever since the the highly-publicized failure of Healthcare.gov, the news has been full of government technology horror stories — overdue contracts, bloated budgets, broken bidding processes, and malfunctioning software. While such cases are not infrequent in government IT, they are …

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BizFriend.ly: Putting the Web to Work for Businesses

Posted on by Ariel Kennan in 2013 Fellow, Fellowship, Kansas City

Meet BizFriend.ly, an online resource where entrepreneurs can find free, easy-to-use tools to help them start, run, and grow their businesses. BizFriend.ly was created as part of a year-long partnership between Kansas City, Mo. and the Unified Government of Wyandotte …

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The Best is Yet to Come

Posted on by Alex Tran in #meta, Commentary, Kansas City

There is an incredible potential hidden in the middle of things. Within our fellowship cohort, the middle of the year is constantly stirring with possibilities, chaos, triumph, and the potential for greatness, even before the fellows’ culminating presentations at our …

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Getting to Know a Place

Posted on by Ariel Kennan in 2013 Fellow, Fellowship, Kansas City

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For the A Team, as our fellowship team is affectionately known as our names start with A, February was about getting to know Kansas City (Kan. + Mo.). How do you learn about a place? Walk its streets? Meet its …

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