Posts Tagged: public

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Webby 2016 Government & Civil Innovation Awards

Providing important information to the public is the primary goal of most government websites. Until recently, that often meant large amounts of text, few images, and troves of hard-to-navigate information. However, advancing technology has provided agencies with a way to creatively and inventively share data with citizens without sacrificing the messages they are trying to convey. From cleaner,… Read more »

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7 Ways Government Can Tell Better (Tech) Stories

Government technology isn’t the kind of topic that generally makes national news, unless something has gone horribly wrong. We don’t often hear how well a system is running — until it isn’t — or what life-transformational IT services agencies provide for citizens, unless journalists bring it light or it’s part of some larger administrative initiative…. Read more »

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The Citizen as a Sensor: Engagement through GIS

Millennials are sometimes referred to as the “look down” generation. The assumption is no matter the time or place, our eyes are fixed on a hand-held device. And this comes at a great risk, as some do this while driving, jeopardizing pedestrians and other drivers’ safety. Hearing these stories, parents shake their heads and wonder… Read more »

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7 Ways You Kill Creativity in Your Meeting

Do your meetings have a creative killer? Newsrooms call them “story killers,” the naysayers at meetings who repeatedly shoot down stories while unsuspecting victims are trying to generate new ideas. Creative killers assassinate ideas, breeding fear and limiting impact for hundreds, maybe even thousands. These idea deaths never get investigated and their potential never gets… Read more »