City As A Platform [VIDEO]

The Chief Digital Officer for NYC discusses her hopes for the integration of digital platforms into city life, while pointing out what has...

Dan Gould
Dan Gould on May 17, 2011.

The Chief Digital Officer for NYC, Rachel Sterne, discusses her hopes for more interaction between citizens and the government with the integration of digital platforms, while pointing out what has already accomplished.


Some highlights from the presentation:

  • The potential for creativity and digital innovation in municipal government
  • The city’s digital innovations democratize and decentralize the flow of information, allowing collaborative problem solving between citizens, themselves, and government
  • Annual traffic on is on track to eclipse that of Central Park
  • NYC is a mine of data that marketers and developers have an interest in integrating and engaging with