Province of Rome: boosting public investments through CitySDK

  CitySDK partner Province of Rome presented its Open Data portal in 2012, answering to the need to fulfill an institutional duty while gaining, most importantly, an extraordinary opportunity to better serve the local (and broader) community through transparency, raising the degree of participation from citizens. In practice, this respectable …

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Istanbul Public Transportation Information System

  As cities grow due to increasing population, the pressure on transportation systems increases as well, which results in more complex challenges. In the big cities transportation alternatives evolving along with the depending on geography. Istanbul is the one of luckiest cities in this respect. Roads and railways as well …

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MSDN Magazine promotes Open311

  The November Issue of the MSDN Magazine concentrates on the government-focused app development scenarios and therefore promotes the Open311 standard. Tim Kulp, the leader of the development team at United Healthcare International in Baltimore, demonstrates the benefits of the Open311 API by integrating it into Windows Store apps. According …

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Tools for Unknown Futures

FutureEverything Festival ‘Tools for Unknown Futures’ Manchester, 27 March – 1 April futureeverything.org FutureEverything, Manchester’s city-wide ‘festival as laboratory’ returns from 27 March – 1 April 2014 with the theme ‘Tools for Unknown Futures’. The thought-provoking programme will feature a pop-up city, the next generation of data art, sound installations, …

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The Guardian showcases CitySDK Participation API

  On Tuesday 26 November the Guardian published an article regarding importance of holistic approach to smart city planning. Centralized operations systems should engage with citizens and not just monitor them; citizen should question policy and the use of big data, while also contributing to it. From the business of …

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