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Agency Open Data Plans

This fall a number of agencies have developed and published open data plans. It's been a great period for open data all around Olympia, and we're looking forward to even better as we go from planning to doing in the months to come.

Here's a quick dashboard of the plans from all around state government:

Stevens County Broadband Map

Stevens County has a new broadband speed test and map. It's based on the same Open Technology Institute open source code as the Seattle broadband map, and it's launching this month at the Tech Expo in Colville, WA

Holacracy in Government!

Image of organization inside of GlassFrogIn February, the Office of the CIO began implementing Holacracy. To the best of my knowledge, this is the first implementation of Holacracy in a United States government organization.

What is Holacracy?

Holcarcy short intro

In February, the Office of the CIO began implementing Holacracy and we’ve basically been running part of our organization as a Holacracy. But the first obvious question is: “What is a Holacracy?"

Why Holacracy?

One obvious question is: “Why is the Office of the CIO looking into Holacracy?” Although Holacracy by itself is intriguing it fits into a larger strategy.