If you’re planning to redesign a whole city, you need to start somewhere

Wednesday November 14, 2018 / By Anthony Lyons

From Finding the Work

Anthony Lyons is the City Manager for Gainesville, Florida, where he is leading the local government through an effort to become more citizen-centered... Read More

How a Roadmap Keeps San Jose’s Innovation Team Focused on Core Priorities

Wednesday November 14, 2018 / By Michelle Thong

From Finding the Work

Michelle Thong is a service designer, storyteller and facilitator. As Digital Services Lead for the City of San Jose, she’s leading the introduction... Read More

We were looking for a team who was design-ready and hungry to try something new

Wednesday November 14, 2018 / By Emma Coleman

From Finding the Work

In January of 2018, the New York City Service Design Studio launched “Designing for Opportunity,” a competition to select the next city department... Read More

If you use social media, can your vote be unbiased?

Wednesday October 31, 2018 / By Dipayan Ghosh

From The Election Issue

Do digital media outlets have political bias, and can they manipulate how we vote and see elections because of it? We asked Dipayan Ghosh, Ph.D, the Pozen... Read More

The paper could send a clear message about the importance of voting

Wednesday October 10, 2018 / By Emma Coleman

From The Election Issue

On August 22, 2018, the Ithaca Times, a small newspaper in upstate New York, printed a voter registration form on the cover of the paper. The Commons’... Read More

The tech behind campaigns: “It shouldn’t only be a bunch of nerds in the basement that can do this”

Wednesday October 10, 2018 / By Hana Schank

From The Election Issue

Raffi Krikorian is the Chief Technology Officer of the Democratic National Committee, where he is focusing on building foundational technology at the DNC,... Read More