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Code for America’s Catherine Bracy has a great TED Talk on civic hacking and one of America’s greatest civic hackers, Ben Franklin, inspired a brigade of do-good developers across the...

GovFresh

Photo: D.A.T.A. GovFresh 2013 Civic Organization of the Year, Datos Abiertos, Transparencia y Acceso a la información, or D.A.T.A., shares its work and plans for the future. What is D.A.T.A. and how...

GovFresh

In a new blog post, Philadelphia Chief Data Officer Mark Headd shares his thoughts on what it will take to make civic technology sustainable, including government insisting on open source software...

GovFresh

In a Twitter exchange between San Francisco Chief Information Officer Marc Touitou and myself, Touitou confirmed that the city has appointed Joy Bonaguro as its first chief data officer. @...

GovFresh

Last month saw a nice spike in traffic from people interested in public participation. Welcome! Here are the three most popular posts from recent months (from the three-month period December 2013...
Just to let Kind of Digital readers know about a new blog I’ve launched, called WorkSmart. It’s all about how we work in organisations and will cover stuff like use of technology for...

DavePress

Photo: U.S. Health & Human Services Steven Brill has a great in-depth, behind-the-scenes write-up on the HealthCare.gov IT aftermath and the team that helped steer the project to success. Brill...

GovFresh

The annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference draws a national audience of professionals in a variety of fields, including government, planning, transportation, public health, architecture,...
With support from the Sustainable Communities Learning Network and several generous sponsors, PlaceMatters hosted an indoor parklet (among several other cool things) at the New Partners for Smart...