Start time: 6:30PM
Location: Microsoft 320 Westlake Office
Joneil Sampana, Committee Co-Chair
Heather Lewis, Committee Co-Chair
George Richardson, Citizen
David Doyle, City of Seattle Staff
Dan Moulton, Citizen
Meeting Adjourned: 8:05PM
*Note: the next eGovernment Committee meeting will be held from 6:30PM-7:30PM at Impact Hub on November 22nd.
I. New Civic Tools Sharing (everyone can submit links beforehand)
II. David Doyle’s Corner!
- Twitter and FB updates:
- Updated the eGov home page: http://www.seattle.gov/community-technology-advisory-board/what-we-docommittees/e-gov-(apps-open-data) – including meeting minutes
- Transparency Camp unConference: Attended the TCamp’16 unconference in Cleveland on Oct 14th and 15th: http://transparencycamp.org
- Key takeaways:
- Lots of feedback on Seattle Open Data program, plus lots of great ideas!
- Next 10 year phase for open gov / open data / civic tech | key issues = Sustainability / Funding / Trust / Data Literacy / Data Governance
- 2017 Open Data Plan:
- Work beginning, will seek feedback perhaps as early as next month
III. On-Going Business
- Social Media Calendar & Engagement – Follow and “Shout out” to our Twitter handle: @SeaTechBoard
- TMF Grantee Updates : Capacity Building Update
- MetroLab Citizen Engagement Update
Discuss E-Gov potential work streams:
- Refresh the Metrolab National Best Practices Document with David’s new perspective as a DoIT Staff member.
- Potential collaboration for CTAB cross-committee collaboration.
- Support the identification of data sets that reflect citizen engagement for David, examples can include social media, voter engagement data, etc.
- Develop a citizen-centric approach to help prioritize “Opportunity Zones” for the 2018 Budget.
- Explore the “salon” concept and host SmartCity “Ignite” talks as a means to educate citizens on trends within the urbanization movement.
- Help promote the upcoming “Big Data and Social Justice” event in January.
- Pilot “responsive government” capabilities on CRM; tracking case requests from CTAB through CRM and possibly providing data visualization to CTAB monthly mtg.
IV. New Business Updates
V. Specific Needs from the Community?
- Senior Public Sector Marketing Manager for Microsoft Services (contact Joneil for more information)
- Miscellaneous Civic Engagement Roles in Community on LinkedIn
Upcoming Community Events
- 10/18: Seattle Interactive Conference
- 10/18 – OpenSeattle Focus Group: Spokin
- 10/25 – SVP Fast Pitch Finals
- 10/26 – OpenSeattle Talks Night
- 11/9 – OpenSeattle IDEO Outpost Seattle
- 11/16 – Startup Week 2016 Showtime at Washington Hall
- Additional Technology Events listed on CTAB Tech Events Calendar
If you have additional agenda items to add, please email/contact directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Thank you!
2016 Work Plan: Identify digital tools to encourage citizen engagement; Recommend solutions to improve intra-department efficiencies for improved civic engagement; Promote collaborative partnerships across the tech and education sector for citizen and youth engagement.
Our work will align with City of Seattle’s Digital Equity goals, more specifically –
- Goal 2 – Skills Training: Create and deliver educational opportunities for all residents to gain the technology skills necessary to be successful in employment, entrepreneurship and technology leadership, in lifelong learning, in civic engagement, and in the use of essential online services.
- Goal 5 – Build community capacity: Build the capacity and sustainability of digital equity program providers to deliver quality services, to implement best practices and to adapt to emerging technologies.
- Goal 6 – Inclusive engagement and empowerment: Develop digital tools and the use of tools to maximize diverse, inclusive civic engagement, sense of community, and participation in decision making.
For complete the report, please see – Digital Equity Initiative Action Plan