Code for America
“When the government uses 20th-century tools to tackle 21st-century problems, it’s the public that pays the price."
Casebook wins Code for America's Technology Award for building family-centered case management system
Recently, I asked Case Commons Founder and CEO Kathleen Feely, who is also the Vice President of Innovation at the Annie
How do you implement twenty years' worth of innovative technology in record time? Start with a Mayor that has the innovative vision and drive to upgrade years' worth of obsolete, archaic business systems and processes while simultaneously creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem that spurs community economic development.
What if local governments asked their tech talent to give a day or two or a couple of weeks a year to work with local agencies and departments to improve the communities where they live and work?
Our program -- and the future of our communities -- is stronger when a range of people contribute their skills and unique perspective to solving such fundamentally important problems.
Kiva cofounder Jessica Jackley enthuses about Silicon Valley being "an incredibly special pocket of the world" where "people have a great capacity to imagine new futures."
Never before has technological literacy been so important, especially for those entering the workforce. I'm no sorcerer, but
Whether the 2013-14 flu season will be as severe as the previous year remains to be seen. What we do know is that civic app developers in cities across the country will be better equipped than before the help mitigate the problem by leveraging a new standard for data on flu shot locations.
No one wants to be the token checkmark on a diversity checklist. As a minority and a woman, I personally want to know that my contributions, experiences, and ideas are as valued as those of my other colleagues. I want to know where my work is most useful.
Albright's passion for supporting democracy and citizen participation around the world is legendary. And, in her role as Chair of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), she is now pursuing a very public campaign to empower women worldwide to succeed in political leadership.
Here are five ways that local governments looking to take advantage of Open311 can strike a balance between innovation and pragmatism.
Local governments across the country are starting to embrace innovation as a core tenet of the way they work. That's why California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Code for America are launching the Citizenville Challenge.
Gapers Block on Monday linked to the Click That 'Hood, a sleek new interactive game that allows users to attempt to identify