Elsewhere you’d be given a product to market, or maybe even a brand. You’d be given goals like tailoring messaging for an audience segment, optimizing a landing page, or increasing market share…Continue
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Libraries have always been dear to me. When I was growing up, the Carnegie-built library in my hometown was my sister’s and my favorite place to swing by during the summer — and not just for the books, mind you. They hosted wonderful youth engagement activities: volunteer opportunities, educational classes, and they even had a rental program for outdoor gear. (Indeed, it was a library that gave me my first fishing experience; the library, and well, the pond…Continue
A friend sent me a note the other day, in response to a previous post, pushing back on the topic of open data, and asking some good questions about its impact and usage; in particular one bit stood out:
The trend line certainly seems towards having open, machine readable data as the default in the next few years. The focus is often put on creating some sort of mega-dashboard (or suite of slick app dashboards) to make meaning out of that un-analyzed data. Yet if I wanted to…
As a student of civic technology for some years now, it’s rare that I come across numbers that stun me. I’ve grown accustomed to typical facts and figures echoed by players in the space: X engaged users, Y partner governments. Typically, you’ll see some breakouts but, like many things, most fall somewhere in the middle.
That’s why I was floored the first time I sat down with Scott Burns and Steve Ressler of GovDelivery and…Continue
Yesterday, citizens in the state of California amended their constitution to make it more open and transparent:
Voters approved Tuesday a measure to give greater protection to California’s open meeting and public records laws by putting them in the state Constitution.