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Designing simple systems is one of the great challenges of Government 2.0. It means the end of grand, feature-filled programs, and their replacement by minimal services extensible by others.
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Dashboards are an incredible medium to distill raw data into useful and visual tools. They can be used to support myriad of activities, from decision making to the enablement of improved transparency of organizations. 795 more words
Last week in Los Angeles, at the annual Accela Engage Conference, we announced the winners of our 2015 Accela Civic App Challenge.
This year’s app challenge saw an increase in the number of participants, and the projects that were submitted for final judging were among the most creative and innovative solutions for leveraging the Accela Civic Platform that we have seen. 175 more words
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“The countercultural trickster has been pressed into the service of the preppy tech entrepreneur class. It began innocently, no doubt. The association of the hacker ethic with startups might have started with an authentic counter-cultural impulse on the part of outsider nerds tinkering away on websites.