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Source: City of Ferndale A few years ago after I let the first government WordPress theme I created languish, I got an email from City of Ferndale Assistant City Administrator Sam Taylor asking if he...

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Photo: Pete Souza/White House On Tuesday, the White House named former Twitter product lead Jason Goldman as the nation’s first chief digital officer. From Goldman announcing his new role:...

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Join Agile Government Leadership tomorrow via Google Hangout on Air for a discussion on how Salt Lake City is implementing agile development. Panelists Bill Haight, CIO, Salt Lake City Drew Gordan,...

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Photo: Luke Fretwell We started CivicMakers for one simple reason–to connect passionate citizens who are building a better democracy in our communities, workplaces and political institutions. From...

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Source: analytics.usa.gov After reviewing the first iteration of the newly-launched analytics.usa.gov, here are some quick thoughts and takeaways: The federal government fails the mobile-friendly...

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Source: analytics.usa.gov Despite a digital strategy issued by the White House two years ago calling for more mobile-friendly citizen services, the top four most-visited federal government websites...

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Update 2015/03/19: Adding more proposals as the become available. Lots of interesting proposals flooding in as part of the latest Knight News Challenge on Elections (see our coverage here) as the...
I’m back, BACK, BAAAAAAAAAAACK! Am super-pleased to be able to write that I’m joining Adur and Worthing Councils in April as Head of Digital and Design. It’s a great time to be...

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U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil (Photo: O’Reilly Conferences) As momentum around appointing public sector chief data officers grows, it’s time for the federal government to get ahead...

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