Posts Tagged: nyc

New York City

Is there anyone in the group who has experience in the NYC public sector? I will be attending an executive MPA program in NYC and I want to start meeting people who work for the city? Learn about the culture at different agencies. What are the popular agencies to work for?

GovBytes: NYC Tests Potential Solution to Parking Woes

Those living in cities are more than familiar with circling blocks for parking spots, unable to find one. New York City, however, is testing a solution that’s been tried in San Francisco. NYC will be utilizing small sensors placed on the ground in parking spots which will transmit information on whether or not a parkingRead… Read more »

How New York City Government Is (and Isn’t) Using Social Media

I sat on a panel this past Friday with GovLoopers Sarah Kaufman from New York City’s MTA and Mark Drapeau from Microsoft as well as Gale Brewer, a City Council Member in New York City and Rachel Sterne, the Chief Digital Officer for New York City and well known for her brilliant Road Map forRead… Read more »

Road Map for the Digital City – Achieving New York City’s Digital Future

The Road Map for the Digital City – Achieving New York City’s Digital Future is a recently released report by Mayor Bloomberg’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the NYC Digital initiative. It’s outstanding and is a must read for anyone involved in government at any level, especially if your involved with web/gov 2.0 initiatives.Read… Read more »

Digitizing the Big Apple

From ‘The Big Apple’ and ‘Empire City’ to ‘Gotham’ and ‘The City That Never Sleeps,’ New York City has worn many hats over the years. With the release of NYC Digital‘s roadmap, NYC hopes to add ‘The Digital City’ to its nickname collection. Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne announcedRead… Read more »

Joining faberNovel For Some Innovation Fun in NYC and Beyond

If you’ve been reading this blog over the past few months, you’ve probably seen some passing mentions of the company faberNovel and the innovative work they do. I’m excited to announce today that I’m joining them to work as their Head of New York Operations. faberNovel is a very interesting company. (I personally think ofRead… Read more »

NYC digital road map

via “NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne today unveiled Road Map for the Digital City – a comprehensive strategy to make New York the nation’s leading digital City.” 16 May. This amazing effort and beautifully structured and designed report sets out examples of what has been done and whereRead… Read more »

New York release road map to becoming a digital city

Yesterday, New York City released its “Road Map for the Digital City: Achieving New York City’s Digital Future.” For those who missed the announcement, especially those concerned about the digital economy, the future of government and citizen services, the document is definitely worth downloading and scanning. At the heart of the document sits a roadRead… Read more »

New York City releases digital roadmap

New York City has released its plan to become a digital hub. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was joined by Rachel Stern the city’s new Chief Digital Officer in announcing the plan which is also detailed in this report. The plan includes wireless Internet access in city parks, more open data and live chats with 311 agents.Read… Read more »

CB2: NYC BigApps – Cast Your Vote

Today was the perfect day to spill mouthwash on my Verizon Blackberry. Why? The Verizon iPhone is available in stores tomorrow and NYC BigApps 2.0 Competition has launched their application gallery for public voting. The BigApps competition excites me because like many of us here, I’m always on the lookout for new businesses and utilitiesRead… Read more »