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Cities that Work Like the Web

Cities that Work Like the Web

Presentation given to Living Cities Strategic Forum on Technology and Civic Change

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Nick Grossman

January 19, 2012
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  1. Cities that Work like the Web Nick Grossman | @nickgrossman

    Living Cities Strategic Forum on Technology and Civic Change Jan 19, 2012
  2. Today The Web and Open Innovation Transit Open311

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  4. The Architecture of the Web

  5. The Architecture of the Web

  6. The Architecture of the Web HTML

  7. The Architecture of the Web HTML CSS

  8. The Architecture of the Web HTML CSS

  9. The Architecture of the Web IP HTML CSS

  10. The Architecture of the Web DNS IP HTML CSS

  11. The Architecture of the Web DNS HTTP IP HTML CSS

  12. The Architecture of the Web DNS HTTP IP HTML CSS

    Standards
  13. The Architecture of the Web DNS HTTP IP HTML CSS

    Standards The Web has an “open architecture” and serves as a “platform” to build on
  14. SERVER CLOSED architecture Integrated, proprietary USER INTERFACE HARDWARE ← few

    apps Data & APIs OPEN architecture Modular, open source Data & APIs many → apps Platform Thinking
  15. Open Innovation Open Innovation

  16. “The idea behind open innovation is as simple as it

    is powerful: the creators of new ideas don’t have to be within your organization in order to be helpful.” – John Palfrey, Harvard Law School Open Innovation Open Innovation
  17. creating the potential for new things to happen “The idea

    behind open innovation is as simple as it is powerful: the creators of new ideas don’t have to be within your organization in order to be helpful.” – John Palfrey, Harvard Law School Open Innovation Open Innovation
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  19. “I no longer sit with pitted stomach wondering where is

    the bus. It’s less stressful simply knowing it’s nine minutes away, or whatever the case” Source: OneBusAway 44% of respondents reported being much more satisfied
  20. “While my work usage was pretty much on a fixed

    schedule, OneBusAway has made impromptu trips much more convenient.” Source: OneBusAway Non-commuters reported the highest increase in usage
  21. “Having the ability to know when my bus will arrive

    helps me decide whether or not to stay at a bus stop that I may feel a little sketchy about or move on to a different one. 21% of respondents reported feeling safer Source: OneBusAway
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    GTFS
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    ? GTFS
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  40. marketplace.civiccommons.org

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  43. 2009 311 311 311

  44. 2009 311 311 311 Open311 Open311 Open311

  45. 2009 311 311 311 Open311 Open311 Open311 2012

  46. 2009 311 311 311 Open311 Open311 Open311 + International Buenos

    Aires UK-wide Dominican Republic Australia […] 2012
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  50. marketplace.civiccommons.org

  51. So...

  52. Let’s move beyond more civic apps to making all apps

    more civic gov gov gov
  53. Let’s move beyond more civic apps to making all apps

    more civic gov gov gov open311
  54. Let’s move beyond more civic apps to making all apps

    more civic gov gov gov open311 GTFS
  55. Let’s move beyond more civic apps to making all apps

    more civic gov gov gov open311 GTFS ?
  56. EMERGING GROWTH Open311 Transit ?? What are the essential civic

    platforms? Weather MATURE GPS
  57. identifying emerging standards success stories & lessons learned where are

    there gaps? sharing software building practitioner community outlining the core “civic stack” Supporting Open Innovation in Cities