Sep. 12, 2014 8:29 am
"[Prisons] spend a lot of money on content that might have a place but kind of misses the mark," said Media In Neighborhoods Group cofounder Jon Kaufman. "It's Ph.D. folks trying to talk to people in prison. We're bringing information straight from the horse's mouth."
Sep. 4, 2014 12:26 pm
City government wants to get more low-income Philadelphians participating in its tax relief programs. Funding from a new accelerator program will help with that.
Aug. 26, 2014 11:21 am
He'll take over for Tim Wisniewski, who became the city's Chief Data Officer earlier this summer.
Aug. 15, 2014 7:45 am
Plus: Geekadelphia's Eric Smith explains how to use Instagram to promote yourself; and the city's FastFWD accelerator is named one of the "7 Smartest Uses of Technology in Government Today."
Aug. 11, 2014 11:45 am
City officials say the new, off-the-shelf system could mean less paperwork, more accountability and more data — for a unit that was previously doing data analysis in Excel.
Aug. 8, 2014 9:35 am
The new widget was built by Code for Philly co-organizer Chris Alfano.
Aug. 1, 2014 11:11 am
The space is part of the city's overall innovation plan that includes sending its employees to "Innovation Academy" and a $100,000 fund to back public-private projects.
Jul. 31, 2014 11:39 am
The "Community Sustainability Initiative" will help Council decide how to distribute city resources.
Jul. 23, 2014 1:11 pm
Consider it a costly growing pain, if you will, of the city's still young open data policy.
Jul. 15, 2014 5:06 pm
It's another release in a series of open data efforts, starting last April with the District's budget data. "Our hope is that this will reduce the number of right to know requests around employee data," said a spokesman.