Posts By Dustin Haisler

Multiple Generations in the Government Workplace

Listen to GovLoop’s own Andy Krzmarzick talk about Multiple Generations in the Government Workplace on today’s Gov 101 Radio podcast. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gov101radio/2010/03/02/gov101radio–multiple-generations-in-the-government-workplace Gov 101 Radio was created to go in-the-trenches of government and how it functions on a detailed level. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise on our show, please e-mail us at [email protected]

New Year, New Manor Innovations

It seems like today so many agencies are plagued by the expenses of online web development and associated hosting; Manor was no different. Smaller agencies pay thousands of dollars to private companies to developed attractive websites that can be done at a fraction of the cost. After discussing my frustrations with Luke Fretwell, the founderRead… Read more »

City of Manor, Texas Reaches The White House

I’m honored to report that the City of Manor’s open innovation platform, Manor Labs, is being featured on the White House blog at http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2009/11/19/open-government-laboratories-democracy. Innovation is possible even in small cities with very small budgets. I hope that we can work with more cities to innovate new solutions for the public-sector. You can keep upRead… Read more »

Open Innovation Comes To Manor, Texas

The City of Manor, Texas is pleased to announce the deployment of their newest innovation, Manor Labs. Manor Labs is an open innovation platform, powered by Spigit, that allows anyone in the world to contribute new ideas and solutions to existing problems. Users can submit ideas and track them through the innovation process, as wellRead… Read more »

New City of Manor Whitepaper On QR-codes!

In March of 2008 the City of Manor launched a Quick Response Code (QR-Code) Program that allows residents and tourists to “scan” points of interest with their cell phones. The whitepaper for this program is now available at http://tinyurl.com/y98o5po More innovative solutions coming soon! For more information or questions, please e-mail me at [email protected]

City of Manor, Texas Uses Barcodes For Economic Development

For those of you interested in emerging technology, the following news stories about our community may interest you. We posted up two dimensional barcodes (called QR-codes) throughout our community that can be read by our residents (and tourist) using free software available for download on most modern camera phones. The technology we used was “FREE”Read… Read more »