Research about Public Engagement and Technology


Putting Technology to Work
Mike Kasperzak, Western City Magazine June 2012

The Internet is no longer a new tool, and many cities are making good use of it and other technologies to improve efficiency and increase government transparency.


Hear Us Now? A California Survey of Digital Technology’s Role in Civic Engagement and Local Government
New America Foundation, October 2011

Written by April Manatt, this paper provides a broad survey of some of the different ways local governments in California are using digital technology for civic engagement and service improvements.