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Cities and Counties Try Facebook for Government

Steve Craig, the 311 director of Somerville, Mass., believes that social media is a handy delivery tool for city service — but it’s technically one that jurisdictions can do without.

Cities and Counties Try Facebook for Government.

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Ten building blocks of an open data initiative

Ten building blocks of an open data initiative

Successful open data initiatives involve more than just putting datasets online. This research note draws on an exploration of a number of different open data projects around the world to highlight key building blocks that open data initiatives commonly involve.”

 

Ten building blocks of an open data initiative.

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New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses

New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday announced the city’s first Digital Toolkit for small businesses, a new education program aimed at helping the small businesses of New York City develop their online presence and social media strategies. The program will be administered by the city’s Small Business Services department at their local education centers throughout the five boroughs.

New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses.

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“We the Coders”: White House commits open source code on Github – O’Reilly Radar Tumblr

“…we’re launching a new online tool — called “We the People” — to allow Americans to directly petition the White House, and we’ll share that technology so any government in the world can enable its citizens to do the same.” — President Barack Obama, September 20, 2011

“We the Coders”: White House commits open source code on Github – O’Reilly Radar Tumblr.

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New Apps “Listen” For the Secrets Behind Political Ads

New Apps “Listen” For the Secrets Behind Political Ads.

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Government outlines plan for making public services digital by default (Wired UK)

UK Government public services shift to digital

Government outlines plan for making public services digital by default (Wired UK).

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AGIMO eyes government app store – Strategy – Business – News – iTnews.com.au

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) is exploring the concept of a federal “app store” of cloud services.

AGIMO eyes government app store – Strategy – Business – News – iTnews.com.au.

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