Seattle names first smart city coordinator
July 20, 2017
The former innovation analyst from Kansas City, Missouri, is charged with overseeing a smart city project portfolio and policies that emphasize public engagement.
One of the biggest annual hackathons in the nation pares down its list of potential winning teams.
Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop. Before that, he was a staff writer for Government Technology magazine. Before that, he taught Engl...
Led by Civic Hall Labs, this year's competition garnered more than 150 submissions, according to an official announcement. Selecting from categories including transportation, knowledge, and community resiliency, teams of participants developed software that primarily served the audiences of youth, seniors, or immigrants in the city.
The nine finalists are:
Finalists will present their solutions to a panel of judges on May 23 at an event where winners will be announced.
The judge panel includes:
Winners will be granted cash prizes, gain entry into the Civic Hall Labs' civic accelerator program, receive mentorship opportunities, and see their apps piloted on LinkNYC kiosks installed throughout the city.
This story was updated on May 18, 2017 to reflect the updated judges list.