Tag Archives: collaboration

Hey RTP: Get involved in open government

I gave the latest iteration of my “Open source all the cities talk” (slides) at BarCampRDU on Saturday May 18, 2013. When I got to my slide on how to get involved, someone in the room asked me if this … Continue reading

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Raleigh Code for America brigade launches Adopt-A-Shelter web application

One of the latest projects I’m involved with… Citizens interested in maintaining and monitoring their favorite City of Raleigh bus shelter now have a helping hand: the Adopt-A-Shelter interactive web application. Adopt-A-Shelter instantly displays the adoption status of all city … Continue reading

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How SPARKcon uses open source

Originally posted on opensource.com and licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA. Process over content. Aly Khalifa from Gamil Design and Designbox used this mantra to instill open source roots at SPARKcon—an annual event that showcases, celebrates, and influences the creative momentum … Continue reading

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Triangle Wiki Day a Huge Success for Open Source in Raleigh

Almost 50 people collaborated on February 25 at Red Hat headquarters, currently located on Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC, to participate in Triangle Wiki Day. The event was a soft launch of trianglewiki.org, an effort to document the Triangle region … Continue reading

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Creating a citizen movement for open government

How do you get techies, govies, and citizens to identify, collaborate, and start creating solutions for your local government? Host a CityCamp. It’s easier than you think. The first CityCamp Raleigh started as a conversation about citizen engagement, but we … Continue reading

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