Tag: Civic Tech

Podcast: Civic Technology and Public Service with Cyd Harrell

Cyd Harrell Civic Design Consultant & Author Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Move carefully and fix things. Cyd Harrell joined the podcast to talk about her new book, A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide. She shared her perspective on working in civic technology as a volunteer and as part of the Federal Government for 18F. She … Continued

Supply and The Man

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Technology Connections — A YouTube channel that explains the inner workings of household stuff in a fun, digestible way What I’m listening to: Optimism (as a Radical Life Choice) by Spanish Love Songs — Good ol’ Midwestern emo that made my 2020 Mount Rushmore of Music. … Continued

It’s Open Data Day 2019!

We’re celebrating by highlighting our best content and podcast episodes about data. What’d we miss? Email [email protected]. Behavioral Insights & Benchmarking with Brent Stockwell, Scottsdale, AZ Brent Stockwell, Assistant City Manager of Scottsdale, AZ, joined GovLove to discuss his work on performance measurement, behavioral insights and his favorite color. Brent described how Scottsdale is taking … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Innovation by Partnership – Civic Tech & Local Government

Time: 2:00 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Morris Street Hallway, Room #2 Breakout: Innovation by Partnership – Civic Tech & Local Government Create public-private partnerships between your city and local startup community. Civic tech and local government have come together to introduce new ideas in both the City of Pittsburgh, PA and the Town of … Continued

Podcast: The Most Wired Community in Oregon

David Clyne City Manager Independence, OR LinkedIn Shawn Irvine Economic Development Director Independence, OR LinkedIn A smart rural community. David Clyne the City Manager and Shawn Irvine the Economic Development Director join GovLove to talk about their work for the City of Independence, Oregon. This small city of about 9,000 people has used technology like … Continued

Podcast: Stories from the National Day of Civic Hacking

  Alex Gaesser Software Developer Spotinst LinkedIn | GitHub Connor English Head Organizer Hack for Heather LinkedIn | Website Matt Castillon Data Science Gusto LinkedIn | Website Code for America recently hosted a National Day of Civic Hacking as a call to action bringing together civic leaders, local governments, and community organizations. Groups across the … Continued

National Day of Civic Hacking is August 11

ELGL and Code for America are working together to promote the National Day of Civic Hacking on August 11! Learn more about this exciting day where civic leaders will work to tackle some of local governments most difficult challenges. This guest post is by ELGL member Christopher Whitaker. Government works best when it’s government by … Continued

Real-Time Outdoor Communication for the City of Atlanta

This guest post is by ELGL member Ed Krafcik. Goal Enable real-time outdoor communication for the City of Atlanta’s Customer Service Department (ATL 311), as well as the City’s residents, neighborhood associations, and local businesses. Solution The City of Atlanta selected the Soofa Sign and Soofa Talk content management system to deliver important messages and share relevant … Continued

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