Tag Archives: civic hacking

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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Five Tips For Successful Civic Hacking

So you’ve decided to join the ranks of civic hackers and launch a mobile app or website for your community. The open data initiative is still evolving, and sometimes riding the bleeding edge of a new idea means defining the … Continue reading

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