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ICYMI: Baltimore's New CTO Starts Work Next Week

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, July 17 2012

Baltimore's new CTO Chris Tonjes has a lot of work ahead of him to repair the relationships with the open government community in the wake of former CTO Rico Singleton's resignation. Read More

San Francisco's Plan: Open Government, Open Data, Open Doors to New Business and Better Services

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, January 24 2012

In San Francisco, city officials have pulled together a core nexus of driven leaders, civic hackers, and big-name investors in the hopes that greater access to the city's inner workings can spur more web 2.0-style startups that solve problems government has, or maybe that citizens have because of government. Is this enough to make local government work better? Read More

The City of Baltimore is Looking for a Chief Digital Officer

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, October 26 2011

Taking a page from New York City's playbook, Baltimore is looking to hire a chief digital officer. Unlike New York, where their Rachel Sterne is part of the Office of Media and Entertainment, the Baltimore CDO would ... Read More

A Smarter Baltimore, Defined

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, January 19 2011

Photo: Iracaz / WikimediaThe city of Baltimore should expand its use of social media and allow various agencies' databases to better communicate with one another, according to a report prepared for the city by IBM and ... Read More