For many, the civic space is where we experience community – and the newer tools of connection make it possible for us to do community in ways that frame the ’new local’ for each of us.
The civic space is where a lot of innovation incubates and takes root, closest to the ground. Here you’ll find conversations with local leaders, public sector practitioners, innovators and change-makers about how they’re working to create more connected, liveable, digital cities and communities.
Examples of themes to be explored include:
• Smart connected cities
• Civic 2.0
• Public participation
Inspired by International Open Data Day, we talk to Steve Spiker, IT director for the Urban Strategies Council in Oakland, California, to talk about open …