Cities, counties and states are already leveraging the power of GIS to combat opioid crises in their communities. Read these two case studies to learn how.
Posts Tagged: Colorado
We pick up the “CIO Conversations” series with Suma Nallapati, who as Colorado’s chief information officer is responsible for much of the state’s tech.
Colorado’s Chief Technology Officer David McCurdy isn’t alone in his quest to make the state a leader in delivering cloud services. But McCurdy doesn’t want that designation just for the sake of it.
When people use their abilities to engage and influence to catalyze change, we call them “change agents.” Learn about how the Colorado Department of Transportation successfully developed a Change Agent Network to foster change.
Last weekend I participated (as a volunteer) in the Longmont Hackathon, mainly because I’m good friends with Longmont’s webmaster, Susan Wolak. I helped judge the entries on the final day as well. I thought I would share a few of my thoughts. I enjoyed the experience a lot more than I thought I would. It… Read more »
Originally posted on opensource.com. Smaller governments, typically those in rural towns, don’t have the IT capacity to foster serious innovation in citizen participation like governments in larger cities do. Two groups decided it was time to give back and have come together to share their technical knowledge and expertise: OpenColorado and Colorado Code for Communities… Read more »
In April I wrote briefly about Commissioner Audrey Danner from Moffat County, Colorado and her efforts in using social media to connect with her constituents. I had a chance to sit down with Commissioner Danner earlier this month at the Colorado Counties, Inc. summer conference and talk a bit more about Moffat County using Facebook… Read more »
Rural local governments across the country have historically had something of a tougher time than their more populated counterparts when it comes to connecting with their citizens. Greater distances, lower incomes, slower Internet access and hesitancy about adaption of certain communications technologies have proven to be the main challenges. This phenomenon is especially prevalent in… Read more »
The 2nd annual CityCamp Colorado was held on October 28, 2011, with about sixty participants from eighteen cities and counties around Colorado, several private IT sector leaders, members of academia, and the engaged public. (Cross posted from the Open Colorado website, http://opencolorado.org/blog/citycamp-colorado-recap-2/) Here’s a rundown of how the day went: Opening remarks from Tom Downey,… Read more »
Cross-posted from The Design State. Well, it has certainly been awhile. I’ve been working hard at my day job, working toward my Master’s degree, working on my house, playing with my kid, working on a website for a local newspaper, writing about local government reform issues on another blog I run, and pretty much doing… Read more »