CitySDK presented in the Net Futures magazine

  The latest net-Xperiment issue of the Net Futures magazine presents a selection of FIRE initiatives, including CitySDK. The FIRE – The Future Internet Research and Experimentation – initiative is addressing the need to experiment with networks, by creating a multidisciplinary test environment for investigating and experimentally validating innovative ideas …

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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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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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The Netherlands from a New Perspective

therlands' buildings by age

by Ron Boonstra, reposted from Waag Society On Friday 30 August I was sitting next to developer Bert Spaan when he put the finishing touch to his datavisualisation of all buildings of the Netherlands, according to their year of construction and I just had some time left to put the fact …

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Online data standards for cities

The article on Civic Innovations points out the importance of common standards. Data standardization across cities is a critical milestones that must be realized to advance the open data movement, to fully realize all of the potential benefits of openly publishing government data. More people are starting to realize the importance …

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