Engaging News – 29/9/17

Engaging News for Week Ending September 29th, 2017

 

CivicTech

The new Tactical Data Engagement Guide from Sun Foundation guides collaboration between government & citizens. https://sunlightfoundation.com/2017/09/19/introducing-a-guide-to-tactical-data-engagement/

Strong relationships with public through CivicTech creates legitimacy legacies for government. https://govinsider.asia/inclusive-gov/nadine-smith-centre-for-public-impact-legitimacy/

CivicTech shows strength through Irma clean-up, leading to more efficient repairs to Miami energy supply. http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/coconut-grove-used-nextdoor-app-to-create-a-map-of-outages-for-fpl-9682879

 

Digital Strategies

Can tech companies control government? Code for America discusses implications of software and guideline changes https://medium.com/code-for-america/is-apple-about-to-accidentally-kill-government-as-platform-f68eef001d37

Our first peaks at Queensland’s Digital Strategy, which focuses on collaboration and trust. https://digital1st.initiatives.qld.gov.au/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=dsiti-aug17-digital1st&utm_term=&utm_content=launch

And Brisbane’s digital strategy 2.0. Embracing the global digital revolution with smart cities tech. http://www.choosebrisbane.com.au/~/media/choose/pdf/digitalbrisbanestrategy_pdf.ashx

 

Smart Cities

Smart Cities evolve through 3 stages, ending in learning cities, where open data is shared between locales. http://www.govtech.com/data/GT-September-2017-Building-the-Learning-City.html

A debrief from Sydney’s Hack4Homeless event, attracting over 60 data scientists & new solutions https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/hacking-data-solve-social-challenges-gavin-heaton/?trackingId=v04Hp%2Fsj9z0aQ2JstRKTLw%3D%3D&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3Bqm9WilKxQtq5q9mBnBn0Ow%3D%3D&licu=urn%3Ali%3Acontrol%3Ad_flagship3_feed-object

Smart sanitation is the smart cities mission in Pune, India, through collecting data from sensors across the city. https://www.fastcompany.com/40466766/the-quest-to-use-big-data-and-community-toilets-to-create-a-model-for-building-urban-sanitation

 

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Thanks for reading,

Hannah and Alice

 

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