"civic innovation" tag
commons4eu

Creating a Commons for Europe

Inspired by programs such as Code For America, the newly-formed Commons4Europe program is working with seven cities to bring together government administrations, digital innovators, volunteers and local businesses to develop and push a civic transformation program. Esteve Almirall and Carles Ferreiro from the Commons4EU consortium, based in Barcelona, Spain, explain the integrated approach they’re taking to innovation and development across a diverse range of civic cultures.

John Bracken

Counting down to the Open Gov News Challenge 2013

As the deadline for submissions approaches for the News Challenge on Open Government, John Bracken, the Knight Foundation’s Director of Media Innovation shares his observations on the journey so far and provides some insights for making project submissions, as well as how everyone can contribute to this timely Challenge to accelerate better ways that government and citizens can interact.

Chris Sopher

Open Government: Launching Knight News Challenge 2013

Ahead of taking formal applications, an “inspiration phase” has been launched for the 2013 Knight News Challenge. Some $5 million of Knight Foundation funding will be announced in June for innovative projects around Open Government.

Mark Headd

The why, what and how of civic innovation

Civic innovator and hackfest vetern Mark Headd joins Gov 2.0 Radio for an in-depth conversation about mobilizing and sustaining civic innovation: hacking, start-ups and what Governments can do to encourage local action. In…

John Tolva

Opening Chicago

We interview Chicago’s new CTO, IBM veteran John Tolva about bringing innovation and emerging technologies to his new role.  John talks about how his IBM background is shaping his thinking and approach to…

Alex Howard

Civic Innovation in 2010

Alex Howard, aka @Digiphile, recaps some of the most innovative tech and civic engagement initiatives of 2010 and looks ahead to where trends are taking us into 2011 and beyond. How you can…

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