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Cary Open Data Day

Story by Hal Goodtree, first published on CaryCitizen. Photo by HackNY.org. Cary, NC – Cary’s first Open Data Day and Hackathon are coming on February 23, 2013. The event is open to developers, designers, policy wonks, data analysts and regular citizens.

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QR Codes – Novel Municipal Use

In Rio de Janeiro they are embedding QR codes as mosaics into sidewalks to give visitors a way to find out a wealth of information about their surroundings. Read more about it in the AP Article Brazil: bar codes on sidewalks give tourist info

Visualization of budget data

Interesting visualization for the City Of Philly’s budget: http://budget.brettmandel.com/

WSJ article about open data

Great article in the WSJ about open data: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323968304578245530112466840.html?mod=wsj_nview_latest t’s much better for the government to put out data that may not be 100% accurate than to hold that in a closed, secretive, opaque way.

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QR Codes – Best Practices

Cary, NC – With the ubiquitous mobile devices we now carry comes a very popular way of getting content – the QR code; short for Quick Response. We are seeing QR codes everywhere, but is it safe to image just any QR code you come across? The answer is NO.

Are you Maximizing your Parks & Rec Investments?

Story by Managing Partner Ian Henshaw.  Cary, NC – Municipalities spend millions of dollars to build Parks and Recreation facilities.  Much time and effort is also spent in developing programming and then in advertising the programs.  With the explosion of mobile, social media and on-line search your citizens are now increasingly searching for information and […]

Dev jobs moving back in house

http://allthingsd.com/20130110/gm-opening-new-atlanta-data-center With the trend in the industry to move jobs back in house, Cary has a real opportunity to intice companies that are looking to develop a tech hub with our location and work force.

Tech Task Force: Presentation to Town Council

First published on CaryTTF.com. Cary, NC – Cary’s Technology Task Force presented it’s final report to Town Council on Thursday December 13, 2012. You can watch the video right here or on YouTube.

What You Should Know About Big Data in 2013

Story by Managing Partner Hal Goodtree. First published on CaryInnovationCenter.org. Cary, NC – Big Data is the flood of information that surrounds every company in 2012. Creating meaningful information from that data is a challenge to companies large and small. Here’s what you need to know about Big Data for 2013.

What’s a QR Code?

Story by Managing Partner Hal Goodtree. First published on CaryCitizen.com. Cary, NC – Ever see those little boxes with a bunch of jaggy patterns in them? They’re called QR codes and they connect the world of print to the internet.

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