Founder Gregory Curtin represents CRG at the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda held this month in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In his capacity as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of Governments, Dr. Curtin participated in the Organization’s fifth Global Summit where more than 1,000 thought leaders and experts on significant global challenges convened as part of their commitment to contributing to the shaping of solutions to the most critical global issues.
The World Economic Forum is focused on improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Dr. Curtin serves as an international expert for a working group on the transformation of government in the digital age.
At the conference the working group released a new report “The Future of Government – Fast and Curious.”
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Rail-Volution and Metro are presenting GeoSocial Interactive Map and mobile app at this year’s Rail-Volution conference in Los Angeles.
Civic Resource Group (CRG) designed and developed GeoSocial Interacive Map, a location-based map, for Rail-Volution and Metro to increase public participation through emerging technologies including social media, mobile, open data and cloud computing. GeoSocial Interactive Map allows a user to access real-time transit information via desktop and mobile applications in addition to connect to Google, Facebook Twitter and Flickr from a single user interface.
Click here to read more about GeoSocial Interactive Mapping System case study.
Rail-Volution: Building Livable Communities with Transit conference will be held during October 14 to October 17 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Click here to read an article published by GIS Lounge on October 17, GeoSocial Interactive Map for Transportation Project Planning
Wyoming Business Council (WBC) website, recently won the “Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award” for its website in the category of General Purpose Website from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Civic Resource Group (CRG), a leading E-government/Gov 2.0 strategy and development firm, is proud to sponsor the 2012 Mobility 21 Summit. CRG works with a wide range of public sector organizations to lead their digital transformation, and one of the most dynamic and exciting areas of change in the public sector is transportation and regional mobility. A wide range of new technologies and innovative digital strategies are being implemented in the transportation sector resulting in direct benefits for the traveling public, as well as for the municipal governments, businesses and organizations in a given region.
I recently participated on an international conference call in my capacity as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Governments [http://www.weforum.org/en/Communities/GlobalAgendaCouncils/index.htm] (a mouthful, yes, but some of the most interesting and energizing ideas around). We were discussing our agenda for the coming year, and no matter what path we started down, it lead back to the “open government” movement and the related ideas of open data, transparency, accountability, etc. Across the globe, the current economic, political and environmental upheaval has driven demands across the board for more corporate, governmental and individual accountability and responsibility—a good thing, we believe, but government and public sector organizations of all shapes and sizes are struggling mightily to figure out how to actually “do” open government, and at the same time harness the ever increasing power and opportunity of new technologi ...