Posts Tagged ‘data’

CityCamp Colorado 2011 Recap

| Blog, CityCamp | Nov. 4, 2011

What: CityCamp Colorado 2011 was an unconference focused on innovation for municipal governments and community organizations. When: Friday, October 28, 2011 Where: Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility 100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden, Colorado 80419 Hashtag: ccCO Organized by: OpenColorado — The 2nd annual CityCamp Colorado was held on October 28, 2011, with about sixty [...]

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PolicyMap - Visualize Local Health Data

PolicyMap – Visualize Local Health Data

| Apps | Nov. 19, 2010

Visualize, understand and share local health related data for the nation from the USDA, CDC, HHS and Census. All in one place. Visualize how something like the obesity rate compares across the U.S. in both an interactive map and ranked table. Do the same for other indicators by selecting one from the data menu on [...]

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| Apps | Nov. 19, 2010 currently reports crime in 15 Colorado communities. Track crime in your neighborhood with CrimeReports’ interactive, easy-to-use maps. All the information on the map comes directly from your local police department so you can get the most accurate, official information available. As well, you can stay up-to-date on all crimes by signing up for free [...]

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A good overview of the possibilities with the Gov2.0 movement – The Goldmine Of Opportunities In Gov 2.0

| Blog | Oct. 26, 2010

Techcrunch recently wrote a good article describing the potential of the Gov2.0 movement. There’s great benefit to citizens and a great deal of money to be made by innovative entrepreneurs. Here’s an excerpt… “The opportunities aren’t just in mining financial data. Sonpreet Bhatia launched My City Way—a mobile applications platform, available in 30 cities around the [...]

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New York City announces 2nd Annual Big Apps Competition and talks about engaging citizens

| Blog | Oct. 26, 2010

Conducting conversations with individual citizens was stressed several times during the meeting. Services like Twitter and Facebook are used by many city agencies. The problem is many agencies treat social media like traditional PR outlets, tweeting out press releases and posting them on their Facebook pages. The Mayor’s Office seemed to understand the new media [...]

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GovLoop features OpenColorado as “Project of the Week”

| Blog | Oct. 6, 2010

If you work in government, you’ve likely either heard of GovLoop or you are a member yourself. Well they featured OpenColorado as the “Project of the Week.” Go check out the entire article and check out GovLoop if you havn’t visited before.

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UK NESTA Launches “Make it Local” Open Data Initiative

| Blog | Oct. 2, 2010

It would be interesting to see Colorado Smart Communities do something like this. – Local authorities will have the chance to collaborate with digital media developers to provide their communities with innovative, web-based services, as part of a new project run by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA). The project, called “Make it Local” [...]

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Trend Watch – Big Changes at City Levels in New York

| Blog | Jun. 8, 2010

The New York City Council Committee on Technology will hold an important hearing on open data standards for all city agencies at 10:00am on June 21, 2010 at 250 Broadway, New York, NY (Across the from City Hall).  This bill, Introduction 029-2010 (formerly Intro. 991-2009), is an effort to increase government transparency and facilitate easier [...]

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Making Public Data Findable Data – WORKSHOP

| Blog | Mar. 16, 2010

This came in through the GIS Colorado listserve, so most GIS folks might have seen this. From Brian Timoney: With the Open Data/Open Government movement gathering steam both here in the US and abroad, public organizations are revisiting how best to make their geospatial information available to the public in more user-friendly ways than FTP [...]

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City of Arvada publishes a data catalog

| Blog | Feb. 12, 2010

The timing of the recent Open Government Directive by the Obama administration and the launch of Arvada’s OpenData Initiative was not purely coincidental or serendipitous, but it almost seems that way. Arvada had been working on the catalog for a few months when President Obama instructed the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to [...]

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