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5 City Council candidates were invited to talk tech. Here’s what they said civic

Apr. 22, 2015 12:01 pm

5 City Council candidates were invited to talk tech. Here’s what they said

For Philly Tech Week, we brought together Allan Domb, David Oh, Helen Gym, Tom Wyatt and Isaiah Thomas to ask them about economic development, open data and, yes, their favorite apps.
Mjumbe Poe’s new job is helping City Hall digitize city services civic

Apr. 13, 2015 3:56 pm

Mjumbe Poe’s new job is helping City Hall digitize city services

He's the second Code for America fellow to join the city's Office of Innovation and Technology.
7 Code for Philly ‘DemHack’ apps that could inspire civic engagement civic

Mar. 30, 2015 11:24 am

7 Code for Philly ‘DemHack’ apps that could inspire civic engagement

Civic-minded hackers and others swarmed the city's Innovation Lab over the weekend to develop open-source civic engagement apps.
Penn faculty startup raises $100K from city’s StartUp PHL fund business

Mar. 27, 2015 12:51 pm

Penn faculty startup raises $100K from city’s StartUp PHL fund

It's a big win for the new Penn Center for Innovation, which aims to get more faculty members spinning out startups.
Story Bellows named one of nation’s civic tech superstars civic

Mar. 26, 2015 11:39 am

Story Bellows named one of nation’s civic tech superstars

Bellows was honored for her work in procurement reform by Government Technology magazine's annual list of top civic innovators.
City Council honors Scholly cofounder Christopher Gray business

Mar. 20, 2015 9:00 am

City Council honors Scholly cofounder Christopher Gray

More post-“Shark Tank” plaudits for the Drexel undergrad.
The city wants to hire more Philly tech firms civic

Mar. 13, 2015 11:20 am

The city wants to hire more Philly tech firms

Meet Todd Baylson, the city's new tech procurement advocate. He admits that procurement is not a walk in the park. But he's trying to make it better — with these four steps.
See how much the city spends on ‘paperclips, parks and fire engines’ civic

Mar. 11, 2015 2:11 pm

See how much the city spends on ‘paperclips, parks and fire engines’

Philadelphians can now get a fuller picture of what exactly the city spends its money on.
Here’s what Mayor Nutter wants to spend on technology in 2016 civic

Mar. 5, 2015 4:31 pm

Here’s what Mayor Nutter wants to spend on technology in 2016

$500,000 for police body cameras, $7 million for a data warehouse to help collect taxes and $2.5 million for infrastructure related to Comcast's second tower.
For the first time ever, you can visualize Mayor Nutter’s proposed $3.9B budget civic

Mar. 5, 2015 12:49 pm

For the first time ever, you can visualize Mayor Nutter’s proposed $3.9B budget

The app's release was timed with Mayor Nutter's final budget address.

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