mySociety get transparent

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mySociety have issued two fab reports on some of their more popular public engagement websites. Tobias Escher has been thorough – I’m pleased he mentioned the Office of the (then) Deputy Prime Minister‟s e-innovations seed fund (£196,000) to develop a number of projects including …

Don’t fix my street

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A quick post to highlight the work of Boston (USA) in their quest to identify and fix potholes.  They have developed an Android App called ‘streetbump‘ which automatically records the location of road bumps…as you drive.  No more crowdsourcing! In my opinion, automation is …

Digital takes shared services to new level

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Nottingham City Council have been on my radar for a while now, not least because of their innovative use of Google Ads to generate revenue. So, I was really pleased to discover PortfolioCreative, an eMarketplace where councils can share graphics.  You’d be surprised how …

Go Futures

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Bristol smart city report Those lucky people in Bristol City Council have got a new Futures Directorate…and I wanted to share these slides with you so that you can see why it’s a really great idea. Unfortunately there’s a reversal of fortunes in most …