Posts tagged "data"

Reflection on uses of open city government data, including apps, from Chicago Chief Technology Officer

Reflection on uses of open city government data, including apps, from Chicago Chief Technology Officer
There was a new post on the first day of the new year in 2012, Ascent Stage, the official blog Web site of John Tolva, who is the Chief Technology Officer for the city of Chicago. In the post, entitled Open Data in Chicago: progress and direction, he reflects on the last year, 2011, and... Read more »

‘Apps for Metro Chicago’ contest final Grand Challenge winners announced

‘Apps for Metro Chicago’ contest final Grand Challenge winners announced
The “Apps for Metro Chicago” contest began earlier this year in 2011 now it came down to the best of the best. Chicago app developers created apps based on city of Chicago data, and entered their app in hopes to win prizes, creating a large list of impressive app entries. Ten of them were previous... Read more »

'Apps for Metro Chicago' contest Community round winners announced

'Apps for Metro Chicago' contest Community round winners announced
The ‘Apps for Metro Chicago” contest began and now it continues to gain wide interest among Chicago app developers and communities. The most recent community round had around 35 submissions of apps made using the open data with a focus on Chicago communities. The public voting period ended last Friday, and the ten app finalists... Read more »
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'Apps for Metro Chicago' contest continues with Community focused round; public voting open

'Apps for Metro Chicago' contest continues with Community focused round; public voting open
Apps for Metro Chicago, a citywide app competition started by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, continues this week in the “community” round of apps. The competition, which began in June, uses “data from multiple governments to make applications that improve lives of millions of residents,” as explained in the city’s official press... Read more »