Here are some articles we thought were particularly interesting this week…
Resilient Wellington: releases their Resilience Strategy. The Strategy is part of their membership to 100 Resilient Cities. The Strategy focuses on preparing for sea level rise, and building resilience to earthquakes
Lessons from Fukushima: Daniel Aldrich on how communities should be investing time and resources in building social ties, to be resilience to natural disasters.
Practice advice on what local governments can do to enable the development of smart cities
Engagement & Digital Engagement
The Sunlight Foundation release a new guide: The Tactical Data Engagement Guide. The guide aims to help government engage communities with open data
4.8m citizens use digital government services for day-to-day affairs. Read about Denmark’s digitisation of services
New report from the Open Knowledge Foundation on how open data can fosters engagement in urban regions
Consultation Manager, a stakeholder relations management software company, acquires Engagetech tool Social PinPoint.
Check out the Disruptor’s Handbook big list of hackathons across Australia.
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