DotGovDesign Conference
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DotGovDesign Conference

Join us at the second annual DotGovDesign Conference on Friday, May 6, in Washington DC as we discuss the “Return on Design Investment” in government.

05.06.2016
Meet the Startup Guide
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Meet the Startup Guide

Check out the new Los Angeles Business Portal Startup Guide helping aspiring entrepreneurs to create a checklist for registering their business with city, county, state, and federal authorities in a few easy steps. Starting a business has never been easier!

05.03.2016
The LA Business Portal Beta is live!
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The LA Business Portal Beta is live!

Today, Mayor Garcetti of Los Angeles unveiled the Beta version of the LA Business Portal. Congratulations to our partners at the Mayor’s Office of Innovation and CivicActions!

05.02.2016
Professional Pathways in Design for Social Innovation
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Professional Pathways in Design for Social Innovation

Looking forward to next week’s panel with Alexis Bonnell of USAID, Justin Cook of Sitra, Liz Ogbu of Studio O, and Rafael Sergio Smith of IDEO.org​ at MICA, exploring new directions and providing an aspirational vision for professional pathways in design for social innovation.

04.04.2016
LEAP 2: Value of Design Symposium
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LEAP 2: Value of Design Symposium

Already looking forward to the next gathering of designers, educators and students committed to applying their creative talents to address the critical, “wicked” social and environmental challenges of our time. At the Center for Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), April 9-12.

03.19.2016
Tomorrow comes to Wesleyan University
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Tomorrow comes to Wesleyan University

This week, we had the great pleasure of teaching a course on Human-Centered Design in Government to a class of non-designers at Wesleyan University. Keep up the good work, class!

02.26.2016
From City Hall to Compton
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From City Hall to Compton

Field research with small business owners in the city of Los Angeles is officially underway!

02.22.2016
Tomorrow + City of LA
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Tomorrow + City of LA

We’re thrilled to kick off our partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Innovation this week to build an open source Business Registration Wizard and Business Portal for LA’s small business community.

02.02.2016
The 10 best logo changes of 2015
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The 10 best logo changes of 2015

This year, several major companies changed their logos. To identify the best revamps, Business Insider looked through the archives of Brand New and picked their favorites.

12.28.2015
1 of 5 groundbreaking government IT programs in the U.S.
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1 of 5 groundbreaking government IT programs in the U.S.

The Excellence.gov Awards recognizes the San Francisco Business Portal for excellence in customer experience and digital service as 1 of 5 groundbreaking government IT programs. Each year ACT-IAC recognizes outstanding government programs that enhance mission effectiveness through the effective and efficient application of information technology.  Open to government at all levels, the programs recognized as finalists and winners become a source of best practices for the government IT community.

11.10.2015

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