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The city just called out these energy-wasting commercial buildings civic

Oct. 14, 2014 12:59 pm

The city just called out these energy-wasting commercial buildings

But the new dataset comes with a few caveats.
Here’s what Girl Develop It’s open source fellows built this summer access

Sep. 9, 2014 12:12 pm

Here’s what Girl Develop It’s open source fellows built this summer

Fellows said the program helped them find their place in the tech community.
OpenPlans CTO Aaron Ogle is Philadelphia’s new Civic Technology Director civic

Aug. 26, 2014 11:21 am

OpenPlans CTO Aaron Ogle is Philadelphia’s new Civic Technology Director

He'll take over for Tim Wisniewski, who became the city's Chief Data Officer earlier this summer.
City of Philadelphia should release salary data, says ex-chief data officer civic

Aug. 7, 2014 9:45 am

City of Philadelphia should release salary data, says ex-chief data officer

In an op-ed written for the Sunlight Foundation, Mark Headd offers up some advice for the city's open data policy.
Tim Wisniewski, Philly’s new Chief Data Officer, on his top 3 priorities civic

Jul. 15, 2014 7:30 am

Tim Wisniewski, Philly’s new Chief Data Officer, on his top 3 priorities

In the waning years of the Nutter administration, how does Wisniewski plan to advance the mayor's open data policy? From more public-facing apps to an "Open Data Census," here's his game plan.
Tim Wisniewski named Philadelphia’s new Chief Data Officer civic

Jul. 2, 2014 11:20 am

Tim Wisniewski named Philadelphia’s new Chief Data Officer

The city's current Director of Civic Technology will take over the position vacated by Mark Headd in April.
Why Philadelphia’s first Chief Data Officer quit civic

Jun. 19, 2014 7:32 am

Why Philadelphia’s first Chief Data Officer quit

A conflict over property-tax data nudged Mark Headd out of city government. What should cities and open gov advocates learn from it? A Technical.ly Philly exclusive.
Which Pa. governor candidates plan to adopt an open data policy? civic

May. 8, 2014 8:30 am

Which Pa. governor candidates plan to adopt an open data policy?

All four Democratic candidates for Pa. governor said they planned to implement some sort of open data policy, according to answers in a questionnaire developed by Code for Philly and Open Pittsburgh. Governor Tom Corbett is the only candidate who has not responded to the questionnaire yet.