Posts Tagged ‘gov20’

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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The Local Open Government Directive and Cook County, Illinois

| Blog | Sep. 22, 2011

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 [...]

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Model Open Government Directive

| Blog | Feb. 13, 2011

In December, Kevin Curry, Alissa Black, Scott Primeau, and I began working on a model open government directive while at Citycamp Colorado.  After a flurry of work over the last month, we, with the help of a few dozen additional open government advocates, are able to bring you the model directive for local government.  This [...]

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Webchat on the one-year anniversary of the open gov directive

| Blog | Dec. 8, 2010

On December 8, 2009, the White House issued an unprecedented Open Government Directive requiring federal agencies to take steps to achieve key milestones in transparency, participation, and collaboration. On the one-year anniversary of the Directive, were answering your questions on the Administrations progress and the ideas and practices that are being implemented at the White [...]

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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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CSC Labs Interview on CivSource

| Blog | May. 11, 2010

Jeffery Smith of CivSource wrote and published an article today on CSC Labs. It’s a great overview of our group and talks briefly of our initiatives. Second generation of Gov2.0 initiatives rise in the Rockies “The Gov2.0 ecosystem is growing. Efforts that began in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Toronto are beginning to take root in [...]

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Gov 2.0 Camp Update

| Blog | Mar. 24, 2010

The date and location of the first Rocky Mountains Gov 2.0 Camp has been confirmed.  The camp is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2010, at the Silicon Flatirons Center at the CU Wolf School of Law in Boulder, CO, Registration for the event is available at The event is open to anyone interested in improving government.  [...]

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Rocky Mountain Gov 2.0 Camp

| Blog | Feb. 23, 2010

Today I am happy to announce that the first Rocky Mountain Gov 2.0 Camp in June 2010. Government 2.0 Camp is a participant driven and group organized unconference about government’s use of social media tools and Web 2.0 technologies. This camp will bring together government leaders, policy makers, scholars, students, contractors, and government employees to discuss [...]

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Notes from a meeting with Leonard Lin of Code for America

| Blog | Feb. 5, 2010

In February, several cities / counties had the opportunity to meet with Leonard Lin of Code for America.  I jotted down items that were interesting to me, or that I wanted to follow up on after the meeting.  Perhaps they will be of use to others as well. Seattle, Boston, Santa Cruz are likely candidates [...]

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