A mere six months ago, civic tech was nearly nonexistent in Delaware. Open data was almost a foreign concept — nor was it sexy, let alone being utilized. Then, this past May, a meetup sparked a dialogue. That initial dialogue …

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Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism at Accela seems to think so. He’ll be leading a panel discussion at the All Things …

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Alliance Releases First Standardized Format to Make Building and Construction Permit Information More Usable SAN RAMON, Calif. – July 15, 2015 – Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, announced today that a consortium of parties has released …

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California is at a crossroads. Sacramento continues to get failing grades for transparency. Our state government is not taking advantage of tech tools developed locally that are changing the world. But, there’s a bill with strong bipartisan support in front …

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