Articles tagged with open government

open government

Two obstacles we can hurdle for better open data adoption

Not long ago, the working definitions of "open government" and "open data" barely overlapped. Open government was all about holding up government to...Read more

Two Texas police officers use open data to transform fugitive capture

Simply put, the Code for America (CfA) Accelerator changed our company’s future. We had been on track for increasing sales and product development,...Read more

8 videos to get you excited about open government

Open government isn't a new concept. Thanks to the proliferation of the printing press, the Age of Enlightenment blasted through Europe during the...Read more

Open and interactive budget data launches in New Orleans

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By guest author Kelsey Foster Scandals, mismanagement, and back-room deals; the City of New Orleans has long endured a legacy of opaque policies and...Read more

Direct from the White House: APIs are key to extending platforms

To a technology director at the White House, the State of the Union is like the Superbowl. While the world is watching the President of the United...Read more

3 ways government can unleash the power of feedback

Authored by Hollie Russon Gilman, Georgia Bullen , Laurenellen McCann, and Alissa Black Open government is a critical dimension to democracy. It is...Read more

A civic-social platform for a new kind of citizen duty

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In the Netherlands a community of civil servants has developed an open source platform for collaboration within the public sector. What began as a...Read more

Civic hacking is taking off

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The open government movement has become super-charged over the last year. Largely in part to the people and organizations on the front lines. At the...Read more