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Center for Digital Government Names Seattle Digital Cities Survey Winner

Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT) was recognized for its recent consolidation. The new department is made up of 650 staff members that once worked across 15 city agencies and aims to create efficiencies and capacity for tech projects. Other accomplishments include: the launch of a mobile-responsive website, a customer relationship management… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

David Doyle is the City’s New Open Data Program Manager

David Doyle has been hired as the Open Data Program Manager for the City of Seattle. David will work alongside the current manager, Bruce Blood, who will be retiring in January. He will primarily focus on continuing the implementation of the Open Data policy signed by Mayor Ed Murray on… [ 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 ]