During last week’s Code for America 2011 Summit, I sat down with Chicago Chief Technology Officer John Tolva and asked him about his current IT initiatives, challenges and lessons learned.
GovFreshTV talked with Routesy founder and developer Steven Peterson about his experiences creating the app and asked him to share his advice to civic developers and government.
I had the opportunity to sit down with San Francisco Chief Information Officer Chris Vein during sf.govfresh and ask him about his work around open government, open data and government innovation. What resonates most with me is how he touches on the importance of a partnership between mayor and CIO and SF Mayor Gavin Newsom’s willingness to let him ‘fail forward.’
Microsoft Director of Innovative Social Engagement Mark Drapeau asks, ‘Why has government gone from zero to Web 2.0 in 60 seconds?’
What do you think?
Mark Drapeau, Director of Innovative Social Engagement, Microsoft, asks, ‘Why does government implicitly endorse Web 2.0 companies?’
During Transparency Camp a few weeks ago, I sat down with Red Hat Chief Architect Gunnar Hellekson and asked him the following questions around open source in government.
GovFreshTV talked with NASA Nebula CIO Chris C. Kemp about Nebula’s role in cloud computing.
The City of Manorâ€™s open innovation portal, Manor Labs, has been live for a few months turning ideas into solutions. When talking with other cities, I find that the entire concept of open innovation is a bit misunderstood. It is very easy to put up a voting platform to rate ideas, but what happens afterwards? With Manor Labs, powered by the Spigit open innovation engine, the system is user-driven and self-sufficient. This allows our small agency the ability to process large quantities of ideas with limit staff involvement.
Here’s a breakdown of idea stages and functions.
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GovFreshTV sat down with founder David Cohn to discuss his vision:
Jen Pahlka on her new role as founder of Code for America, the new role developers play in democracy and the importance of their involvement.
Government 2.0 author Bill Eggers sat down with GovFreshTV to talk about his new book, If We Can Put a Man on the Moon … Getting Big Things Done in Government.
Dr. Mark Drapeau (@cheek_geeky), co-chair of Gov 2.0 Expo, share his thoughts on Gov 2.0 in 2009, and what to expect in 2010.
GovFreshTV talks with Silona Bonewald of Citability.org and League of Technical Voters.
GovFresh TV talks with City of San Francisco Director of Innovation Jay Nath.
GovFreshTV talks with Sunlight Labs Director Clay Johnson.
GovFreshTV talks with O’Reilly Media’s Laurel Ruma.
GovFreshTV talks with Dmitry Kachaev, Director of Research and Development, DC Government OCTO Labs.
GovFreshTV interview with NationBuilder, act.ly and whitehouse2.org founder Jim Gilliam.
Booz Allen’s Anna Gabbert answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
UserVoice CEO Richard White answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
Sunlight Foundation Engagement Director Jake Brewer discusses Gov 2.0, open government and transparency.
Booz Allen Hamilton’s Social Media Lead Steve Radick answers the question ‘What Does Gov 2.0 Mean to You?’
Sunlight Foundation Co-founder and Executive Director Ellen Miller discusses open government, transparency and gov 2.0.
GovFresh founder Luke Fretwell answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
GovLoop founder Steve Ressler answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
Peter Corbett, CEO, iStrategyLabs, answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
San Francisco’s CIO Chris Vein answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
Gov 2.0 Radio host Adriel Hampton answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark answers the question ‘What does Gov 2.0 mean to you?’
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark talks about Gov 2.0 and social media’s role in democracy.