Civic apps competition? There’s a book for that.

Civic Apps Competition Handbook

There’s been a great deal of discussion around the value of civic apps contests, and now there’s a book for that.

Civic Apps Competition Handbook, written by Kate Eyler-Werve and Virginia Carlson and published by O’Reilly Media, doesn’t focus on the debate, but does provide a great guide to anyone interested in organizing one.

About Luke Fretwell

Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh. He is also co-founder and CEO of ProudCity and advises civic leaders and businesses on how to best leverage digital strategies to create more effective, collaborative governments. He has written about civic technology for Federal Computer Week, NextGov, FedScoop, StateScoop and FierceGovernment, and has been referenced by the Washington Post and Fast Company on civic technology issues. Other projects/affiliations include Agile Government Leadership, CivicActions, HashtagGov, GovTechExec, GovPress and CityCamp. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn or email at luke@govfresh.com.

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