There is a growing desire to document NYC's Open Government achievements and share them with the world. This wiki would give the user an introduction to NYC's Open Gov community, history, and assets.
Open Government Ideas
Originally, Phil Ashlock wrote DataNYC.org as a foundation for city council testimony. This effort would double down on his work, update his documentation, and make it a universal resource for anyone looking into NYC data.
This is a google doc that is starting the discussion < https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HhOW-dpDWeqgp8LOn7tIGZ0e0-TWG9cxWhpUBz1pyOY/edit?usp=sharing >
Similar to the website "Open Source in the US Government." < http://gov-oss.org > This idea would document NYC's Open Government achievements.
This document would take from the NYC's "Roadmap for a Digital City" and outline a number of next steps and improvements for the next administration.
The City maintains an extensive portfolio of apps (http://www.nyc.gov/html/digital/html/apps/apps.shtml) and it seeks to enable Government as a Platform. And there is no better way for the City to seed Civic Innovation by showing would-be Civic Hackers how to use the City as a platform by sharing the source code for select civic apps. In this way, the City can crowdsource development and bug reporting of these Civic... more »