Category: OpenNEO

This Week in Open, August 18, 2015

Education is in the news, and not just because school is back in session for many students. NEWS: While improvement in state-level financial transparency was on display at the City Club last week as Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel demo’d an online checkbook (our Storify gives a good look at the highlights), the Sunlight Foundation has given Ohio a “D” when…

This Week in Open, August 5, 2015

NEWS: Many thanks to everyone who came to the City Club forum on July 16th to hear about how cities should embrace disruptive technology. If you missed Dustin Haisler’s fact-packed presentation and excellent Q&A, you can (and should!) watch it here. The opening of Cleveland transit data got media love last month. The Ohio Controlling Board approved a $2.7 million…

Testify: Field trip to the Ohio Statehouse

We are proud to report that after a delayed start and the numerical progression of testimony (which is to say, Ohio House Bill 48 got heard before Ohio HB 130), OpenNEO, through Beth Sebian, provided testimony in support of  HB 130 (often referred to as the Data Ohio bill) before the Ohio House State Government Committee. Aligned as supporters and…

This Week in Open

Northeast Ohio had a busy week in data news. This Week in Open will keep you in the know as our local ecosystem grows – hopefully to include you! How? By signing up for our blog feed, following us on Twitter or visiting and liking us on Facebook. This week’s roundup of news and upcoming events highlights the expanding media…

Coming to Cleveland: National Day of Civic Hacking, June 6, 2015

The National Day of Civic Hacking 2015 is Saturday, June 6. The theme chosen by NDOCH’s organizer, Code for America, is Principles for 21st Century Government. In Cleveland, our Code for America Bridage, Open Cleveland, will be the hub for NDOCH activities. You can see the details here but the basics are: When: Saturday, June 6 from 10am-4pm Where: Cleveland…