CityCamp

Citizen engagement is different at an unconference

CityCamp NC, now in its fifth year, brings an entrepreneurial spirit to citizen-problem solving. CityCamp NC is an annual, citizen-led unconference,...Read more

On a mission to change the citizen experience

The Dave and Gunnar Show
In this episode of the Dave and Gunnar Show, I interviewed opensource.com's lead project manager, Jason Hibbets. He recently self-published a book...Read more

How is a local Wiki project different than Wikipedia?

lightning talk
Reid Serozi ( @reidserozi ), founder of TriangleWiki , explains how the project was created from the structure of LocalWiki , a platform and storage...Read more

Open source initiatives can strengthen cities’ downtown revitalization

open source city
The open government movement in the United States is well underway, though still brand new in terms relative to the pace of the workings of...Read more

OpenOakland: Another city learns the value of open communication

Government can't be a vending machine
I recently co-founded an organization called OpenOakland with Code for America alumni Eddie Tejeda. One of our passions was that we both believe that...Read more

One-day of innovation for Colorado municipal governments and community organizations

Citizen participation
Open Colorado is announcing the third annual CityCamp Colorado unconference scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2012. The unconference will bring...Read more

What open source can teach government officials

What open source can teach government officials
What started with a unanimous vote to adopt an open source resolution eventually became a long-term commitment to the open source way. How many of...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