Tag Archives: civic apps

3 Ways Branded Mobile Apps Help Cities

As initiatives go, Open Data is still in its infancy, with most early-adopters only two or three years out from the release of their first data sets. As the CEO of APPCityLife, a civic tech company supporting the delivery of … Continue reading

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Reimagining an App to Feed the Hungry

When people ask me what we do at APPCityLife, I usually give them the 30-second elevator description: we are making it possible for people anywhere in the world to use our platform and open data information to create solutions and … Continue reading

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Addressing the Downside of Civic Hacking: Creating A Financially Sustainable Model

Originally published on Mama CEO One of the best known civic mobile app contests is the NYC BigApps Challenge. The competition has attracted hundreds of teams from around the world, all vying for high dollar prizes and the promise of a … Continue reading

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Insight: Are Women Entrepreneurs Better Off Than Last Year?

Last week, APPCityLife’s COO and cofounder, Lawrence Abeyta, was a guest panelist for the Tech Fiesta ABQ Women in Tech Luncheon. He shared many of his insights as a strong supporter of women in tech. We were pleased to be … Continue reading

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Why Every Public School Needs a Mobile App

I was cleaning up in the kitchen when I heard a text message alert from my phone. Within seconds, another came through. I opened my son’s first, who never texted me during his classes at the nearby high school. It … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Why Open Data and Mobile Platforms Are Vital For Our Future

Digital Explosion Do you recall being able to sit down in front of a bookshelf, pull out a selection from a set of encyclopedias and browse through the pages to see what information and photos were hidden within? If you’re under twenty-five … Continue reading

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Embracing Open Data As A Startup

by Lisa Abeyta, CEO/Founder When Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Chief Information Officer first reached out to our company, APPCityLife, Inc., in 2011 to find out more about the company I’d founded a couple of years earlier, I believe it was the … Continue reading

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