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City improves online access to more than 40 services

Visit “I want to” at guelph.ca to access City’s most popular online services Guelph, Ont., Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Today, the City of Guelph introduced a new way to access its most popular digital services and released two new online tools. In January, 2016, the City asked Guelph citizens what online services would make their lives or businesses better. Of the 44 ideas that citizens contributed, the following were selected based on feasibility, departmental readiness and cost. I want to: A central hub to find more than 40 of the City’s most popular online services. The services listed will change each season based on what’s new and used the most. “I want to” is available on the homepage of guelph.ca. Waste reminder: This tool sends… Continue reading City improves online access to more than 40 services

Alert Labs and Milieu selected by Guelph’s Civic Accelerator

The City of Guelph’s new Civic Accelerator, which turns the City into a research, development and commercialization lab for civic technology, has selected winners for the Planning Notifications and Water Data challenges issued on June 20. Continue reading Alert Labs and Milieu selected by Guelph’s Civic Accelerator

City’s new portal makes accessing data sets easier

Guelph, Ont., March 4, 2016 – The City of Guelph is celebrating Open Data Day 2016 by launching Guelph’s new online open data portal with 32 data sets covering areas such as transportation, solid waste and parks. The portal is an interactive public data management system. Residents can view the raw data sets through built-in maps to easily understand the information. By releasing its data through the portal, the City is able to increase transparency while encouraging the public to share and reuse the information helping to drive the creation of services that deliver value for citizens. In 2014 and 2015 the City’s Hackaton participants used open data sets to develop applications such as the waste sorting app which is available on open.guelph.ca. “The open… Continue reading City’s new portal makes accessing data sets easier