#innovateRT, pt. 4: Open Data Philly & bridging the digital divide


In the fourth part of our #innovateRT series exploring PHILADELPHIA INNOVATORS, we investigate: What is Philadelphia doing to use the Web, apps and digital technology to change its relationship with its citizens? What could open data and the transparency enabled by digital technology do for the city and its residents? What are the hurdles for realizing this potential? And what about the digital divide: How to help ALL of Philadelphia’s residents access today’s technology and their city’s online efforts? Joining guest-host MAIKEN SCOTT to help answer these questions are MARK HEADD, the city’s first Chief Data Officer; MARIA WALKER with KEYSPOT: Powered by Freedom Rings Partnership; and JULIANA REYES, lead reporter for Technically Philly and former reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News covering city services.

Photo credit: KEYSPOT

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