The city of Austin, TX, has been iterating their tech and innovation hiring practices and has just completed a restructure that moves from a fellowship model to one that will integrate technologists into city positions. We sent The Commons co-editor Sara Hudson to learn more about how they hire and get buy-in from city agencies.
Denice Ross, along with New America National Network Fellow Tara McGuinness, has been researching place-based innovation networks. They’ll soon be releasing a map of where these networks operate and links to help local government staff find networks into which to tap. Tweets her at @denicewross From The Commons: We say this from first-hand experience: so many