Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism at Accela seems to think so.
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 information gap. The apps will be released with open source code to benefit the community. The following apps have been chosen:
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 you have had an elected official attend a citizen-lead event? Probably some of you. But how many of you have had your entire city or town council attend... Read more
With the sheer number of civic hackathons starting to reach a critical mass, some are asking whether the energy and drive embodied by these events can be directed to reusing existing applications or projects started at earlier events. This is an important issue, as some projects worked on at... Read more