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Mayor Walsh Launches Boston 311
August 11, 2015 - Mayor's Office
BOSTON - Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today launched Boston 311, a platform to better enable residents of Boston to report non-emergency issues to the City, such as graffiti and broken street lights, and access City services.
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Mayor Walsh Deploys Crews to Clear Boston's Public Spaces of Hazardous, Discarded Needles
June 23, 2015 - Mayor's Office
BOSTON- Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined Health and Human Services and the Boston Public Health Commission in announcing the Mobile Sharps Collection Team (MSCT), a new program, dispatching a crew to properly h...
City of Boston Receives Awards for Technology Achievement from the Public Technology Institute
June 05, 2014 - Innovation & Technology
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today that the City of Boston has won two distinguished awards from the Public Technology Institute (PTI). The awards recognize the city’s BostonMaps
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Mayor Walsh Upholds Promise to Maintain Transparency, through 'Mondays with the Mayor'
March 25, 2014 - Mayor's Office
Last night, Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosted “Mondays with the Mayor,” the first of a series of community town hall meetings to engage with constituents and to maintain a transparent administration. More than 250 people attended the meetin...
Boston is Named #1 Digital City in America
November 07, 2013 - Innovation & Technology
Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced today that the City of Boston has taken top honors among the most tech-savvy digital cities in America this year. Boston city government was recognized for its efforts to engage and connect with constituents using ...
New Case Study: The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics and the Evolution of CRM in Boston
August 09, 2013 - Innovation & Technology
In 2012, when I was a visiting professor at HKS and HLS, I taught a course called Solving Problems Using Technology. (For the second term, my co-teacher was the wonderful Mike Hooper of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design.) The class provide...
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Boston CIO to Gamify Citizens Connect App to Thank City Workers
March 26, 2013 - Innovation & Technology
If the case for non-physical rewards (see SAPS) as a motivator still hasn’t convinced you of its effectiveness, you might want to look ...
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Sensors Lead to Burst of Tech Creativity in Government
March 05, 2013 - Innovation & Technology
LAS VEGAS -- Here at an IBM conference, City of Boston CIO Bill Oates was telling the audience how citizens are using apps to improve city operations. But it was one of Boston's latest apps, called Street Bump, that got the interest of one att...
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*Winter Weather Advisory* Issued for Dec. 29-30, 2012
December 28, 2012 - Mayor's Office
  CITY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Office of the Mayor Thomas M. Menino  <...
Boston's Reporting App Expands Statewide
December 18, 2012 - Innovation & Technology
Following the positive feedback Boston received for its Citizens Connect mobile app, which serves as a 311 app, the city and state announced that it will expand the app to create a linked system that will be used by dozens of cities and towns thro...
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