participation

UPDATE: Colorado is coding for their community

Code for Communities
UPDATE: Six mobile applications have been selected for teams to work on. Each app targets a different facet of the community where there is an...Read more

An architecture of participation

An architecture of participation
What happens when half of the world's population lives in cities? When over three billion people are online? When there are more than 15 billion...Read more

Open thread: How to improve our community discussion list?

open thread
Let's talk about our community discussion list . It's a public mailing list we created some time ago to facilitate conversation about opensource.com...Read more

Civil servants cut through the red tape and share government forward

‘Why not?!’ is the motto of Open Government Places. The Open Government Places project allows civil servants to cut through the red tape, join forces...Read more

Find civic engagement tools and their stories at Engagement Commons beta

Find civic engagement tools and their stories at Engagement Commons beta
With civic engagement becoming an increasingly critical component of successful governance in the 21st century, cities around the world are seeking...Read more

Five essential elements of an open government unconference

Five essential elements of an open government unconference
Joining the open source (and CityCamp) movement has been one of the best experiences of my life. I've been involved with open source for over a...Read more

Showing aloha through open government

Showing aloha through open government
The City of Honolulu is calling all citizens to join the open government movement on December 3 and to prove the value of government data as a...Read more

Maximizing possibilities at CityCampMN

Maximizing possibilities at CityCampMN
From amazing metaphors involving adorable puppies to reflections about how data can transform generalities into actions, I was fortunate to attend...Read more