The draft 10.24.12 minutes and 11.14.12 agenda are now available. Continue reading
The next meeting o fthe Technology Task Force is on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall. You can also attend electronically. Continue reading
The Task Force has come up with over 83 recommendations. Part of the marching orders the Task Force received from Council was to give them a prioritized list of recommendations.
We would love to hear what you think. Which of the listed items do you think the Town should implement first?
I can’t stop reading stories about New Yorkers and folks near the Jersey shore. I’m particularly interested in how people are forming small bands of brothers to help those who might be overlooked in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. And, as a member of the Town of Cary’s Technology Task Force, I’m wondering how we would respond as a community to something like this. All towns have a disaster recovery and relief plan. But how do we plan to use technology to help people in need–and possibly allow people to organize and help themselves? Continue reading
Our focus as Town of Cary Technology Task Force (TTF) members is to determine how the town can use technology to better serve citizens. Based on that definition, our conversations could result in deep dives into the intricacies of data and server redundancies. Sure, we’re super geeks and technology professionals, but we’re also citizens of Cary, Wake County, North Carolina and beyond. And while technology has helped towns store and share data, it is obvious that technology is now a platform that everyone with access can use as a megaphone, a research tool, entertainment or as a method of creating conversations that lead to change. Continue reading
As part of the Cary TTF, we are looking at ALL ways that Technology can be used to enhance the lives of folks living in Cary. Obviously, one opportunity is to incorporate more Technology focused training and opportunities for Youth. An important role for the Town is to create programs that incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) educational experiences.
Based on several ideas by TTF members, and my own thoughts and ideas, I put the following items together for consideration by council for potential action items sustainability of citizen input for the Town on TTF-related matters. Continue reading
Cary, NC – At last night’s meeting of the Tech Task Force, we talked at length about ordering our priorities for the final report to Town Council. Here’s my Top 10 Website Ideas for Town of Cary. Continue reading
Based on several presentations by TTF members, and my own thoughts and ideas, I put the following email together for consideration by council for potential legislative agendas for the Town. Continue reading