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Civic Tech Roundup: October 12, 2016

Seattle happenings Yesterday, the Seattle Trails Alliance released a new app for iOS called Seattle Trails. The app, which got its start at the AT&T Mobile Parks & Rec Hackathon back in March, shows precise locations of trails in Seattle Parks as well as what kind of trail they are–gravel, bridge,… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Tech Roundup: September 28, 2016

Welcome to the Civic Tech Roundup! If you’d like to suggest content, please email us at civic.tech@seattle.gov. Seattle happenings Mayor Ed Murray just gave his much-anticipated speech detailing the proposed budget, which includes $245 million for IT spending, including for investments in civic technology, open data, and public engagement tools. Read CTO Michael Mattmiller’s message… [ Keep reading ]

Engage Seattle: Closing the Feedback Loop

Last Thursday, we co-hosted a Civic Tech Lunch Hour at Impact Hub with the Department of Neighborhoods, which is implementing an Executive Order from Mayor Ed Murray that directs the City to approach outreach and engagement in an equitable manner. Tom Van Bronkhorst from the Department of Neighborhoods shared the Mayor’s vision and… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Tech Roundup: September 14, 2016

Welcome to the Civic Tech Roundup! If you’d like to suggest content, please email us at civic.tech@seattle.gov. Seattle happenings We hired a new Open Data Program Manager! Learn more about David Doyle, who joins us after 18 years at Microsoft and much involvement on the City’s Community Technology Advisory Board. Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Tech Roundup: August 31, 2016

We’re still looking for a logo for this newsletter – if you can help, or if you’d like to suggest content, please email us at civic.tech@seattle.gov. Seattle happenings What happens with your ORCA card data? The Seattle Times ran a feature on a team of students in the University of Washington’s Data Science for Social… [ Keep reading ]

Open Data Playbook Now Available

Want to know how Seattle’s open data program is managed? Curious how we get from policy to action? Check out our newly published open data playbook here, also linked to from seattle.gov/opendata. The playbook is a guide for City staff on how to implement the open data policy and executive order… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Tech Roundup: August 17

Introducing a new feature on the Seattle IT TechTalk blog: the Civic Tech Roundup. Twice a month, we’ll feature news, must-reads, and upcoming events in civic tech, curated especially for Seattle’s civic-minded tech community. To suggest content, including upcoming events, email us at civic.tech@seattle.gov. In the news For those still wondering what civic… [ Keep reading ]