By Governing + Government Technology
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Go Public tells the Stories of Government Getting It Done. Cities and states across the country face new challenges, growing complexity and old, tired bureaucracies. Go Public is about those places that are changing the status quo. It’s about the people and ideas in government that are helping solve problems and make communities better places to live. In this new podcast from the editors and reporters of Governing and Government Technology, we’ll take a look at some of the successes – and the failures – that are remaking the way government works, and re-imagining the way the public sector delivers services to citizens.
||Clean010 The Move @ MIT: An Experiment in Civic Engagement||The government's struggle to communicate with its constituents has consequences. Public trust in government is at a near historic low. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are trying something new to see if they can at...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 Governments Don't Always Pay Hackers, But What If They Did?||A new generation of state technology leaders is rethinking the conventional wisdom (and FBI's advice) about cybersecurity. When a government agencies' computers and files are locked by hackers, the FBI advises against giving in to their monetary...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 Data Is Improving Government Services, But at What Cost to Citizens' Privacy?||For many policymakers, troves of data can seem impenetrable. It can be hard to parse the gathered information, and even harder to apply that information to policy problems. Some cities, however, are getting better at using data to fix problems and...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 Managing Citizen Engagement Overload||When government gets too much of a good thing, can open-source technology help?||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 A Better Way Around The Cardboard Sign Problem||During our first half dozen episodes of the Go Public podcast, we have focused in large part on technology-driven startups and entrepreneurs working on solving civic problems. This time, we take a decidedly low tech turn with a look at a novel...||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 The Anatomy of a GovTech Pitch||The conversation changes when Startup Founders talk with Mayors, Not Funders||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 SXSW Review: Cities Own the Future||Lessons from Austin on the Long and Winding Road to the Future||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 SXSW Preview: On Innovation and Experimentation with Mayors Steinberg and Freeman-Wilson||Mayors Karen Freeman-Wilson of Gary, Indiana and Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento arrived on the eve of Civic I/O, a special program organized by the US Conference of Mayors. They talked about their expectations for SXSW, what was going on back...||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 Cash Incentives and Other Nudges in Public Health||There are lots of things governments do to nudge citizens toward making certain decisions. Whether it’s getting parents to vaccinate their kids, trying to get residents to reduce their energy consumption or persuading high schoolers to enroll...||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 Moon Shot: Helping Cities Solve Problems||Go Public is a new podcast from Governing and Government Technology. Every episode, we'll be exploring successful public-sector innovations and stories of government getting the job done. In this debut episode of Go Public, we look at...||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|