Civic Tech & Smart Cities Primer

Background materials on the definition and impact of civic technology

What is civic technology? This primer reviews three key areas of impact from the last few years: digital services, data science/analytics, and civic entrepreneurship. It closes with a high-level set of recommendations including policy and staffing. The document serves as a presentation or a leave behind.

21st Century Cities & Civic Technology Primer

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Industry Deep Dive

Over the last 10+ years, hundreds of governments have expirimented with thousands of new approaches to address age old policy and adminstrative issues. Some worked, some didn’t — most fall somewhere in between. This presentation charts the themes in public innovation, marked with real-world examples with directions on where to learn more.

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