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Jun. 13, 2019 7:37 am

This apprenticeship program is opening the door for candidates with nontraditional backgrounds

Learn about Azavea’s hands-on strategy for expanding its applicant pool — no degree required.

May 14, 2019 7:22 am

You do everything else on your phone. Why not vote?

Blockchain technology can secure mobile voting, write politician Kahlil Williams and strategist Bradley Tusk. Is it the future for elections in Philly?

May 9, 2019 7:03 am

The Philly revenue department’s data-driven strategy to upend city bureaucracy

Behind the scenes of an ongoing — and largely successful — plan to reduce delinquency and increase community engagement.

Jan. 4, 2019 11:00 am

Civic technologists: Apply to speak at the 2019 Code for America Summit

From civic innovation to digital service delivery, you can make your case at the organization's annual summit. The event is happening May 29 to 31 in Oakland.

Dec. 27, 2018 11:00 am

Get access to 100 services on the new website for Philly’s health department

Find affordable medical, report a noise violation or learn about Narcan on the Department of Public Health's new site, which went live last week.

Dec. 5, 2018 7:02 am

On The Market: Help the City rethink its approach to software development

Following its Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation restructuring, the City of Philadelphia is hiring a director of software engineering. Plus, more tech jobs around the local tech ecosystem.

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.

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.

Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 am

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

Join the #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.

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