A group for GovLoopers in Austin to talk about things unique to the city and government in the area. Yeah we can talk a little UT in here too!
TxDOT challenges app designers to create a My35 app
The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting a hackathon with the hopes of creating a My35 app that will help I-35 users gain access to real-time travel conditions via a mobile app. Hackers are asked to use the multiple datasets provided by TxDOT to create a mobile app that will produce…[Read more]
Open Government & Civic Technology Meetup
Mon, Jan 26, 2014
6:45 – 8:45 pm
Terrazas Branch Library
1105 E. Cesar Chavez St,
Austin, TX, 78702
Invited Guest: Kerry O’Connor, City of Austin, Chief Innovation Officer
Topic: City of Austin Open Data Initiative
The City of Austin has enacted an open government policy, and the City Manager has iss…[Read more]
Code Across Austin V: Civic Hack Summit
Sat, Feb 28, 2015
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Iron Yard
3601 South Congress Ave, Bldg C
Austin, TX 78704
The event is free, but seating is limited and advance registration is required: (registration link coming soon)
The Civic Hack Summit will bring together local developers, designers, project managers, g…[Read more]
Parking is available on the Chalmers Avenue side of the University. Signs will be posted to direct you to the Student Union.
Global Forum on Identity
April 30 – May 1, 2013
AT&T Conference Center
ID360 is a community of participants interested in fostering research, development and implementation of innovative solutions needed to meet current and future challenges to the detection of identity fraud, theft and misuse. Participants are encouraged to focus on…[Read more]
For those of you interested in digital engagement (the use of technology for public participation or community engagement), I’ll be hosting a small event for friends and colleagues in Austin to demo a new tool we’re developing and explore opportunities for collaboration:
Feel free to forward it you…[Read more]
SpeakUpAustin — Focus Groups
Have you ever used the SpeakUpAustin.org website to access information, communicate with other Austin residents and/or interact with the City? If so, do you use it regularly, or did you use it once and then never go back?
Are you engaged with the goings-on of the City, but don’t use the http://www.speakupaustin.org…[Read more]
MEGATRENDS: PEOPLE, PERFORMANCE, TECHNOLOGY
FRIDAY, May 4, 2012
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Austin Goodwill Community Center1015 Norwood Park Blvd., Austin, TX 78753
4 HRCI Strategic Credits
Some trends come and go, while others come, stay and continue to impact our workplaces in significant ways – those are mega trends. Human capital,…[Read more]
This story has been updated with the employment status of Kelly Lee McCarty.
A Travis County grand jury has indicted two people who are accused of tampering with a governmental record while working for state agencies.
One indictment accuses Kelly Lee McCarty of…[Read more]
Great to meet you at SXSW! My flight left at 6.40pm yesterday, so sadly I wasn’t able to make your session. Would love to learn more about your “Payday Lending” project, though.
FYI, here’s a post on wiki-based policy making from a year ago: http://www.intellitics.com/blog/2011/03/07/how-to-create-policy-on-a-wiki/
Good luck, will…[Read more]
City Forum is a planning and urban issues speaker series hosted by the Community and Regional Planning Student Organization (CRPSO) and the Community and Regional Planning Program (CRP) at the University of Texas at Austin. The bi-weekly speakers series is intended to broaden the curriculum in the CRP program by presenting the…[Read more]
Tim, I hope you can make it to our presentation on technology & state government. Tuesday March 13 at 5 in the AT&T Center, Salon B. http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP992405
Photo by KUT News
City Sets Personal Email Policy For Employees
August 19, 2011 5:30 am by: Matt Largey
The City of Austin is adopting new rules for keeping records of employee communications.
The city has been under scrutiny for months over its compliance with open meetings and open records laws. The council has moved to change its…[Read more]
Andrew – much back-story here on the life cycle/relationship with OpenAustin. Long story short – Official project kickoff is May 2 implementing Drupal CMS and working on open data in parallel. Julio, the new leader of Open Austin, has been key to getting the data partnership piece on track. You can see the deliverables from all of the planning…[Read more]
Can Austin sort out it’s political mess and complete a (simple?) website redesign? https://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/austin-city-limits-whats
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