Tag: open government

Tag: open government

CityCamp Colorado 2012 Video Recaps
March 7, 2013 Blog,CityCamp Ron Pringle

CityCamp Colorado 2012 was recently featured on Denver 8 TV. Overview: Denver City Councilwoman Robin Kniech excited the crowd to start the day: “We still have a digital divide. How do we reach the kinds of citizens who are very thoughtful, very dedicated, but not the kind of everyday user that might be using the

OpenColorado is Hosting Data
March 2, 2013 Blog Ron Pringle

OpenColorado is very pleased to announce that we have added the data hosting ability to our open data catalog, data.opencolorado.org. Hosting is one of the key pieces of our upgrade to CKAN v 1.8. We chose the CKAN platform for our data catalog because it provides a lot of flexibility and very low cost. In

CityCamp Colorado Wrap-up
November 14, 2012 CityCamp Ron Pringle

The 3rd Annual CityCamp Colorado commenced on Friday, October 26, 2012. The attendees and presenters included city CIOs and IT staff, senior city leaders, Colorado state IT leaders, private enterprises and startups, nonprofits, elected officials, and citizens. Attendee stats: Over 130 attendees – 104 attended their first CityCamp 91 attendees from government organizations 45 attendees

OpenColorado goes to the White House
September 22, 2012 Blog Ron Pringle

On September 25th, OpenColorado director and founder Michele Hovet will be honored for her innovative leadership in the City of Arvada as a White House Champion for Change. Joining her in D.C. are OpenColorado President and founder Brian Gryth and former President and founder Sean Hudson. Michele’s forward thinking leadership style and openness to different

A Local Business Database and App – Good Intentions, but There’s More Potential
March 6, 2012 Blog Ron Pringle

Colorado Senator Morgan Carroll introduced legislation to create a business database. The legislation would direct the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to create the database. Local businesses would voluntarily be able to register, provide information, and a pay a fee each year. The bill also requires OEDIT to create a mobile

CityCamp Colorado 2011 Recap
November 4, 2011 Blog,CityCamp Ron Pringle

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

How to Evangelize and Implement an Open Government Initiative
October 20, 2011 Blog Ron Pringle

Here’s a presentation that Leslie Labrecque, from the City of Boulder, and I gave to a recent National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) webinar. It may not make complete sense without the accompanying commentary. If you’re interested and in Colorado, give us a call and we can come out and present to you. How to

The Local Open Government Directive and Cook County, Illinois
September 22, 2011 Blog Ron Pringle

In December of 2010, I helped lead an effort to create model open government policies that any local government could adopt to institutionalize transparency, participation, and collaboration. On January 24th, 2011, this effort resulted in the publication of the Model Local Open Government Directive. The directive is designed to fill a need for open government