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Turning Governments into Data Stewards

The civic entrepreneurs behind Open Counter recently launched a new service called Zoning Check that lets prospective businesses quickly and easily check municipal zoning ordinances to determine where they can locate a new business. 636 more words

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The Hacker Ethos and Better Cities

The thing I’ve always loved about hackathons is how they make it possible for anyone to build something that can help fix a problem facing a neighborhood, community or city. 454 more words

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Accela Civic App Challenge Wrap Up

We recently concluded our first ever Accela Civic App Challenge, where we encouraged third party app developers and other partners to propose their ideas for the next great civic app. 180 more words

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Building Better Democracies with Open Government Services

Government works best when there are no boundaries between agencies and the citizens they serve.

– Maury Blackman, CEO of Accela, Inc.

The most recent issue of Government Technology includes…

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True Growth 2.0 Civic Hackathon – Event Recap

This past weekend, I was very excited to be a part of the 2nd Hackathon in the True Growth 2.0 ‘Inspiring Innovation through Hackathons’ series. The event was hosted by the… 1,100 more words

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Top 10 Reasons to NOT come to the True Growth 2.0 Civic Hackathon

  1. We’re giving away over $1,000 in CASH and PRIZES. (And we know you hate money).
  2. You’ll be able collaborate with like-minded people interested in technology and problem solving.
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Building the Civic Technology Ecosystem

One of the most important challenges facing the civic technology community is getting governments to embrace the new solutions and services being developed by civic hackers and smart, agile firms with big ideas for making government work better. 803 more words

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