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Breaking: Philadelphia is restructuring its Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation civic

Nov. 19, 2018 4:56 pm

Breaking: Philadelphia is restructuring its Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation

Amid the shuffle, Chief Data Officer Tim Wisniewski is leaving his post, and the open data team of ODDT is folding back into the Office of Innovation and Technology — a change in reporting structure only, said OIT head Mark Wheeler.
5 on-ramps to the world of open data civic

Nov. 19, 2018 12:07 pm

5 on-ramps to the world of open data

During a Slack AMA alongside our sister site Generocity, we asked organizers and civic technologists how to connect non-technologists with open data. Here's what they told us.
The US should sign this global cybersecurity pledge, says Temple prof civic

Nov. 14, 2018 12:12 pm

The US should sign this global cybersecurity pledge, says Temple prof

Temple University professor Duncan Hollis affixed the university's name to the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace. Why didn't the United States?
We’re hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday civic

Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 am

We’re hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday

Join the Technical.ly #ama channel to ask experts about best practices for getting non-technologists involved in using open data and more on Friday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m.
How is Philly voter turnout doing? Here’s what one live projection says civic

Nov. 6, 2018 1:10 pm

How is Philly voter turnout doing? Here’s what one live projection says

Sixty-Six Wards, a Philly-based blog on local politics, is gathering stats and forecasting a strong midterm election turnout.
What these 9 Philly tech companies are doing to help get out the vote civic

Nov. 5, 2018 1:17 pm

What these 9 Philly tech companies are doing to help get out the vote

From building apps to giving flex time, local companies are taking different approaches, but lots are doing something to encourage staffers to vote on Tuesday.
The long arc of Ignite Philly bends toward social good civic

Oct. 29, 2018 7:26 am

The long arc of Ignite Philly bends toward social good

A recap of the social-impact themed evening, via Technically Media CEO Christopher Wink, signals a shift in the narrative.
Today is the last day to register to vote in Pa. civic

Oct. 9, 2018 12:30 pm

Today is the last day to register to vote in Pa.

Oct. 9 is deadline day for the Nov. 6 election. Here's an informative video from Broke in Philly to get you pumped about doing your civic duty.
Committee of Seventy app aims to make voting fun again civic

Oct. 8, 2018 12:29 pm

Committee of Seventy app aims to make voting fun again

The nonprofit's WeVote app, made by MilkCrate, gamifies civic engagement.
Build the 21st century of government at Imagine Nation ELC 2018 civic

Oct. 4, 2018 1:44 pm

Build the 21st century of government at Imagine Nation ELC 2018

Get a front-row seat at the Oct. 14–17 conference that's transforming government through technology.

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