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NYC's CDO & improving the City's web interfaces.

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At this month’s OpenNY meetup, on Wednesday, March 16, we will collaborate with Rachel Sterne, the City’s Chief Digital Officer, to workgroup improvements to the City's Developer Policy, DataMine, NYCStat, NYCity Map, & City Calendar.

Your feedback will shape a 90-day review of City’s public digital infrastructure, Rachel’s first project as the CDO.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm for a bit of socializing. At 7 pm, the program will begin. After a brief introduction and review, we will break up into small teams. At 8 pm, we will reconvene for a report back before heading home.

To maximize our time, we are assigning homework! YES, HOMEWORK!!! Don't be scared, this is fun stuff...

1. Review the following sites and note your desires on how to change them.

NYC DataMine - NYCStat - NYCity Map - NY CityWide Events Calendar - 2. Suggest improvements...

on the meetup page: in the NYC open data survey: in the Quora question, “what standards and policy would help developers” : Remember, YOUR feedback WILL shape the 90-day report on the City’s digital progress.

Event Information:

NWCU - Open NY Forum's March Meetup w/ NYC's Chief Digital Officer & improving the City's web interfaces. Wed, March 16, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 at New Work City, 412 Broadway New York, NY -

About the Host: NWCU
This event is part of NWCU (, community-powered learning driven entirely by member participation. NWCU is a curated collection of classes, workshops, Meetup groups, and hackathons, all sharing one core common goal: help existing and aspiring independents build, learn, and share with one another, so more people can lead better, happier lives working for themselves.

NWCU is made possible by amazing supporters of independents and innovation: Google ( & New Work City (

About New Work City
New Work City is a coworking space and community center for independents in Manhattan. We gather in a cozy shared environment to work, collaborate, learn, and socialize. All you need is some work to do and a friendly disposition!