The Open Cities network is testing and sharing an open innovation approach to how to run cities. The project includes trials and tools about how to employ crowdsourcing, drive supply and demand of public open data and ways to use Living Lab methodologies in cities.
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A network of cities across Europe are currently collaborating on an initiative Code for Europe to put the talent of data technologists at the heart of local authorities. We are exploring how this contributes to a step change in how cities and local governments are able to embed digital technology in public services. Our aspiration is that cities become... Read more
Open data at a local scale is starting to produce some of the most promising opportunities for connecting citizens, civil society and local public services. Depending on where you live, you may be able to access services to navigate a city by avoiding congested routes, participate in debates about city issues or locate nearest services (anything from toilets to homeless shelters and food... Read more
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