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How should a city's brand be created?

Open brand
Do governments care about branding? You bet they do. With today's economic climate, governments are looking for ways to get an economic edge and create jobs. One of the ways to get ahead today is to create a perception or a promise that the locale is business-friendly, innovative, creative, and high-tech.Read more

Sunlight Foundation's Eric Mill scouts out new developments in government

Transparency in government
Interested citizens and government professionals, meet your new pal, Scout. It sends you notifications when new developments in government happen—...Read more

An open source city takes shape: The impact of Open Raleigh

An open source city takes shape: The impact of Open Raleigh
In part one of this series, we talked about open government scoring another victory with the City of Raleigh's Open Raleigh initiative. We reviewed...Read more

An open source city takes shape: Open, online tools and data

An open source city takes shape: Open, online tools and data
Open government scored another victory when the City of Raleigh announced the Open Raleigh initiative —an online repository with open data, web and...Read more

European Parliament expects open source usage report

European Parliament expects open source usage report
The European Parliament's Directorate General for Innovation and Technological Support is to produce report on the EP's free and open source software...Read more

The merits of failing faster

Fail faster
Promoting a culture that supports failure is a foreign concept to most people, but not for the panelists speaking about open government and business...Read more

GovHack, GovCamp, GovJam aim to advance Gov 2.0 in Australia

GovHack, GovCamp, GovJam aim to advance Gov 2.0 in Australia
Not one, but three upcoming events will bring more open government to Australia over the course of a week. GovHack , GovCamp , and GovJam will...Read more

CityCamp Raleigh sets up for year two this weekend, $5000 prize

CityCamp Raleigh
Last year, CityCamp Raleigh raised the bar on the city’s adoption of open sourced solutions and helped bring citizens to the problem solving table...Read more