There are two sides to the coin. Anytime you point out something, it could go either way. If you tell the Department of Health that there’s something wrong with the rating system, they could either say, “Wow, let’s look into that” or they could play defensive. Generally, agencies are defensive, but there’s also not a […]
BetaNYC’s Statement on the signing of NYC’s OpenLaw and OpenRecord & the launch of City Record Online Workgroup.
“Starting today, the Mayor and this City Council will place fundamental components of democracy online, for no cost, available to anyone regardless of location, privilege, language, or device. We are delighted to see the Mayor and this Council build on the City’s pioneering transparency efforts,” said Noel Hidalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC. “We look forward […]
With Today’s appointment of Commissioner Roest, BetaNYC is excited to see this administration’s emphasis on service innovation, transparency, and openness. Additionally, we are excited to see a collective commitment to modernize NYC’s telecommunications franchises and provide 21st century access to all. We look forward to working with her and helping building municipal civic technology accessible […]