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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    Cities that Work like the Web Nick Grossman | @nickgrossman

    Living Cities Strategic Forum on Technology and Civic Change Jan 19, 2012
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    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
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    SERVER CLOSED architecture Integrated, proprietary USER INTERFACE HARDWARE ← few

    apps Data & APIs OPEN architecture Modular, open source Data & APIs many → apps Platform Thinking
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    “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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    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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    “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
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    “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
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    “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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    2009 311 311 311 Open311 Open311 Open311 + International Buenos

    Aires UK-wide Dominican Republic Australia […] 2012
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    Let’s move beyond more civic apps to making all apps

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

    more civic gov gov gov open311 GTFS ?
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    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