Vice President of Community Adriel Hampton pitches NationBuilder Government, a unified web, communications and CRM database solution.
On January 22-23, the Institute for the Future will host Connected Citizens, a 24-hour collective forecasting game to “to rethink and reprogram government services for a complex and connected world.”
January CivicMeets will be held in Sacramento, San Francisco and Vancouver (Rumor has it Oakland is starting one soon).
Piwik creator Matthieu Aubry shares how the open source real time web analytics tool may be a viable option for government.
I spend a lot of time on government websites. I probably hold the world record for number of government website visits.
Urban ventures accelerator Tumml will host a panel discussion, Uncharted Territory: Urban Innovation and the Role of Government, on January 28 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Hatchery in San Francisco (Register here).
Captricity solves the “paper problem,” unlocking digital, machine-readable data from paper.
MIT Technology Review Editor David Rotman’s commentary on the difference between makers and manufacturers applies to what’s happening with government these days around open data applications, open source software development and civic hackathons.
Citizinvestor co-founder Jordan Raynor discusses the rise of the ‘micro-philanthropist’ and how digital tools are empowering citizens to help crowdfund public projects.
Powered by New York City’s 311 open data, here’s a great video visualization of the 1,551,402 phone, text and online 311 requests made in 2012.