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Rachel Stern - Startup 2012

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Rachel Sterne
Chief Digital Officer
City of New York

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Rachel Stern - Startup 2012

  1. 1. THE DIGITAL CITYMayor Bloomberg’s Planto Realize NYC’s Tech Potential
  2. 2. MAYOR BLOOMBERGEntrepreneur, Technologist, Innovator
  3. 3. THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENTStreamlining communications and supporting industry    
  4. 4. HOW CAN WE MAKE NYC A PLATFORM FORINNOVATION?
  5. 5. THE ROADMAP
  6. 6. ACCESS: BRIDGE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE• NYC Connected Learning has served 72 schools, 61 tech centers andover 15,000 low-income students• Choices: Verizon FiOS available in every home by the end of 2014• Wi-Fi: hotspots in 40 parks and every branch of every library
  7. 7. EDUCATION: LEARN AND EMPOWER• iZone: Tech-powered teaching• Cornell-Technion Applied Sciences NYC: A Game-changer• NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress: Building the future• Academy for Software Engineering: Equipping high schoolers
  8. 8. OPEN GOVERNMENT: INNOVATION & TRANSPARENCY• More than 900 API-enabled public data sets to unlock innovation• Data visualizations Tumblr shows what’s possible• NYC Big Apps competition rewards creativity
  9. 9. OPEN GOVERNMENT: SAVING LIVESOpen Data helped us scale service delivery during Hurricane Irene Before
  10. 10. OPEN GOVERNMENTPartners building maps from City information served over 15 times asmany nearby residents and workers After
  11. 11. ENGAGEMENT: THE NUMBERSNYC.gov • 2.6M unique visitors • 1M pagesSocial Media • 1.8M fans, followers, app users and subscribers • 250+ channels
  12. 12. ENGAGEMENT: @NYCGOV GOES SOCIALOne-stop shops on Facebook, Foursquare, Tumblr and Twitter
  13. 13. ENGAGEMENT: WHY DO YOU #LOVENYC?1,900 photos that show NYC through the eyes of New Yorkers
  14. 14. ENGAGEMENT:MEET THE APPS!
  15. 15. ENGAGEMENT: REINVENTING NYC.GOVOver 100 participants, 2,000 manhours, 10 prototypes = 1 hackathonweekend
  16. 16. ENGAGEMENT: REINVENT NYC.GOV WINNERSearch-centric, data-driven, welcoming and intuitive
  17. 17. INDUSTRY: BECOMING THE DIGITAL CAPITAL OF THE WORLD“There’s never been a better time for tech in NYC”
  18. 18. INDUSTRY: THE NEW .NYC TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN A web address for the greatest city on earth, coming 2013www.yournamehere.nyc  
  19. 19. INDUSTRY: INCREASING DIVERSITYA call to action for tech companies, from over 100,000 youth

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