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Wednesday, May 18 • 11:10am - 11:30am
Design for Local Government: Data, Services, and Transparency

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This talk by Steve Pepple & Morgan Keys will cover how the design team at OpenGov helps local governments better use their data, collaborate on public services, and communicate with citizens.

We'll discuss how we work to understand our users and design products for a group of people who have been under served for too long. Through user research we’ve found smart and dedicated public servants doing astonishing analysis without the latest technology, namely spreadsheets.

We'll share how we explore and solve the same problems with data science, data visualization, and interaction design.

Designing more efficient and intuitive processes for local governments, reduces data silos and error-prone administrative work. It gives local leaders time to be strategic and better communicate their decisions to the public. 

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Steve Pepple

Product Designer and Developer, OpenGov
Steve Pepple is a Bay Area designer and software developer who works to improve city streets and civic information systems. He a product designer at OpenGov, where he designs software that improves how governments spend money, make decisions, and communicate with citizens. | | His recent art visualizes urban activity and environment in cyberspace as a reflection of people’s activity in physical places and is currently on display at the... Read More →




Wednesday May 18, 2016 11:10am - 11:30am
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