A new report from the World Bank Group takes an extensive look at how to evaluate the effectiveness of digital civic engagement. While largely based on nation-level case studies, the guide provides information helpful at all levels of government, from … More
Can we have too much data? Jonathan Hakim explored this question at Techonomy earlier this month: Mobile technology is rapidly changing the way we live. This is most dramatic in emerging countries that have simply skipped the static world of … More
In an article published several months ago in TechPresidend, Personal Democracy Forum Director Micah Sifry explores how the popular Waze app is partnering with local governments to provide real-time traffic flow information. The new program is called “Connected Citizens” and styles … More
civic technology needs to focus on tangible solutions, not just technological deliverables.
But a recent piece on the Engaging Cities blog reminds us that online and mobile tools are exactly that – tools.