Playbooks and design principles

880 Cities guide to urban placemaking

We're a non-profit organization bringing citizens together to enhance mobility & public spaces so we can create vibrant, healthy, & equitable communities.

City of Seattle Privacy Principles

City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Monday to provide a framework for dealing with current and future technologies that impact privacy. This is a major step with the adoption of six privacy principles guiding the actions the City will take when collecting and using information from the public. The Council also established an August 2015 reporting deadline […]

Civic Tech Data Collaborative

The Civic Tech and Data Collaborative is a project of Living Cities, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, and Code for America that brought together local government officials, civic technologists, and local data intermediaries across seven communities.

Civic Tech Patterns

common patterns and anti-patterns for civic tech and civic apps - codeforamerica/civic-tech-patterns

Community Approach to Research Partnerships @ Emerson

The Community Approach to Research Partnerships (CARP) aims to collaboratively establish academic and community partners...

Eight Principles of Open Data

A set of principles of open government data developed by advocates on On December 7-8, 2007. The meeting, held in Sebastopol, California, was designed to develop a more robust understanding of why open government data is essential to democracy

Implementing Innovation

​Implementing Innovation: A User’s Manual for Open Government Programs is a hands-on resource that provides practical advice and guidance for government changemakers as they navigate the specific challenges of implementing innovative programs in the public sector.

NYC Digital Playbook

Join us as we transform the digital experience for all New Yorkers and create a more equitable city.

People’s Roadmap for a Digital New York City

BetaNYC is building a connected New York City by the people, for the people, for 21st Century. We are NYC's civic technology and open government vanguard. Since 2009, we have worked with elected officials to engage NYC's technology community. We have helped pass transformative open government legislation, and have supported NYC's civic oriented startups. This is a roadmap oulining what we want to see from New York City's adminstrations.

Procurement Playbook

Procurement has historically been a major concern for industrial companies and retailers but with global crises, changes in business models and globalization, even industries and business sectors that were not that concerned by procurement are getting more and more interested in understand how to leverage Procurement as a source of additional value creation.

US Web Design Standards

Design and build fast, accessible, mobile-friendly government websites backed by user research.