|Product Name||Organization||Problem Space||Type||Free / Paid||URL||Publisher's Description|
|The State Decoded|
Waldo Jaquith (US ODI) & The OpenGov Foundation
|Open Laws||Website||Free to Use||http://statedecoded.com|
A platform to display state codes, court decisions, and information from legislative tracking services to make our laws understandable by regular people. Featuring beautiful typography, embedded definitions of legal terms, and a robust API.
|Simple||Open Law DC||Open Laws||Website||Free to Use||http://dccode.org/simple/|
Our own lightweight, static hosted, fully accessible browser for the DC Code.
|OpenStates||Sunlight Foundation||Open Legislation||Website||Free to Use||http://openstates.org/|
Open States is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state's capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
|Madison||The OpenGov Foundation||Open Legislation||Website||Free to Use||http://mymadison.io|
Madison is a government policy co-creation platform that opens up laws and legislation previously off-limits to individuals and the Internet community.
|CouncilMatic||Code for America||Open Legislation||Website||Free to Use|
I want to be able to follow primary source material on legislation as it develops in my city. I also want to have appropriate context around this legislation so that I can develop my own better informed opinions. Having this ability makes me feel as though I can actually be involved in the process of guiding the city — it opens the black box of how things are done, and makes legislation accessible outside of its consequences.
|LiquidFeedback||Public Software Group||Online Council Voting||Website||Free to Use||http://liquidfeedback.org/|
LiquidFeedback is an open-source software, powering internet platforms for proposition development and decision making
|CKAN||Open Knowledge Foundation||Document Hosting||Website||Free to Use / Paid Hosting||http://ckan.org/|
CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data. - See more at: http://ckan.org/#sthash.Swn7gARB.dpuf
|OpenData.City||Document Hosting||Website||Free (up to 10Gb) / Paid||http://www.opendata.city/|
Free Open Data publishing platform * Powered by CKAN + * Put your data to work
|DKAN||NuCivic||Document Hosting||Website||Free to Use / Paid Hosting||http://nucivic.com/dkan/|
DKAN is a Drupal-based open data platform with a full suite of cataloging, publishing and visualization features that allows governments, nonprofits and universities to easily publish data to the public.
|JKAN||Tim Wisniewski / City of Philadelphia||Document Hosting||Website||Free to Use|
A lightweight, backend-free open data portal, powered by Jekyll
|Open Data Portal||Socrata||Document Hosting||Website||Paid|
Socrata’s open data platform offers citizens a better way to access and use public information. Rather than going through a formal process to request information, they can review, compare, visualize, and analyze data – and share their discoveries – in real time.
|RSOD||Chris Whong||Document Hosting||Website||Free|
A no-frills open data portal built with node, express, mongodb and angular.
Development site is live at http://rsod.herokuapp.com
|WP Open Data||Mark Headd||Document/Data Directory||Website||Free to Use||https://wpopendata.org/|
A collection of utilities and themes that can be used with WordPress to create simple but Powerful open data directories.
|Github||Github||Document / Code / Site Hosting||Website / Service|
Free for public/open data use
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over seven million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
|Archive Social||Code for America||Social Media Public Archiving||Service||Paid||http://archivesocial.com/|
ArchiveSocial is a fully automated solution for complying with record keeping requirements such as FOIA, FINRA, and SEC. It is the industry's easiest and most effective solution for managing records of social media.
|Captricity||Code for America||Paperless Form Management||Service||Paid||http://captricity.com/|
We provide non-disruptive access to data generated by paper documents—including handwritten forms.
|Seamless Docs||Code for America||Paperless Form Management||Service||Paid||http://seamlessgov.com/|
We specialize in working with governments to convert all their PDFs and forms into fillable, smart & secure online versions that can be completed and eSigned from any device.
|CityVoice||Code for America / Postcode||Community feedback via Phone||Phone Service||Free to Use / Paid Hosting|
CityVoice is a location based call-in system for collecting, sharing and understanding community feedback.
|Textizen||Code for America|
Community feedback via Text Message
|Phone Service||Free to Use / Paid Hosting||https://www.textizen.com/|
Textizen is a service to help city officials, community leaders, and local organizations get feedback from the public via SMS to make more data-driven, representative decisions.
|MindMixer||Code for America||Community feedback forum||Website||Paid||http://mindmixer.com/|
Mindmixer offers community leaders a chance to crowdsource ideas, share assets and manage feedback
|Measured Voice||Code for America / Measured Voice|
Social Media Feedback & Management
Measured Voice helps experts create great social media messages. Scheduled Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & Flickr posts. Distraction-free environment. Metrics that matter.
|Revelstone||Code for America / Revelstone||Public Data Dashboard||Website||Paid|
Revelstone provides the only web-based platform that combines the power of performance analytics, benchmarking, and reporting to citizens in one solution. Revelstone Compass helps municipalities of all sizes to make data-driven decisions based on facts, not politics or the status quo. Compass drives new insights, operational efficiencies, better communication, and improved outcomes for citizens.
|RecordTrac||Code for America / Postcode||FOIA Responses||Website||Free to Use / Paid Hosting|
RecordTrac makes public records requests friendlier for the public and easier for governments to manage. The application is delivered by PostCode.io, a full service civic technology company.
|Screendoor||Department of Better Technology||Open Procurement / Hiring||Website||Paid||https://screendoor.dobt.co/|
Screendoor creates a beautiful experience for your responders and saves you time & money. It's a no-brainer for governments, non-profits, and organizations of all sizes.
|Dispatch||Department of Better Technology||Open Procurement||Website||Free to Use|
Dispatch is an application for cities to advertise their contract opportunities. It was inspired by Beacon, a Code for America 2015 fellowship project, but it has been completely rewritten from the ground-up for solidity and customizability. Its initial development has been financed by a contract with the City of Philadelphia
|SmartProcure||SmartProcure||Open Procurement / Comparison||Website||Paid||http://smartprocure.us/|
SmartProcure is an extensive information database that contains millions of procurement records from local, state, and federal government
Pol.is is a web based tool for quickly gathering open ended feedback in response to an open ended question. Pol.is produces sentiment groups and other insights by running statistical analysis on voting patterns of participants in a 'conversation'.
The world needs a better way to make decisions together. Loomio is free and open source software for anyone, anywhere, to participate in decisions that affect them.
|CItySourced||CitySourced||Citizen issue reporting app||Mobile App||Paid||http://citysourced.com|
CitySourced provides a simple and intuitive platform empowering residents to identify civic issues (public safety, quality of life, environmental issues, etc.) and report them to city hall for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save time and money plus improve accountability to those they govern; and a positive, collaborative platform for real action. A picture tells a thousand words and CitySourced makes it a snap.
|SeeClickFix||SeeClickFix||Citizen issue reporting app||Mobile App||Paid||http://seeclickfix.com/|
Report neighborhood issues and see them get fixed.
|Open Town Hall||Peak Democracy||Community Discussion||Website||Paid|
Constituents want to participate in civil online forums. Government leaders need online forums that build public trust in government.
|Alaveteli||mySociety||FOIA Responses||Website||Free to Use||http://alaveteli.org/|
Run your own Freedom of Information website. Alaveteli helps you lower the barriers that prevent citizens asking questions of those in power.
|Citizen Space||Delib||Community Discussion||Website||Paid|
Citizen Space is cloud-based software for managing, publicising and archiving all of your organisation's consultation activity. Developed in collaboration with the UK Government, it has been designed to help local and central government run their consultation processes more efficiently and effectively.
|Budget Simulator||Delib||Community Feedback (Budget)||Website||Paid|
Budget Simulator engages citizens with your budget and inspires insightful responses
|Dialogue App||Delib||Community Feedback||Website||Paid|
Solve policy challenges with input from citizens. Dialogue App produces ideas that are valuable and actionable through structured online discussion.
|analytics.usa.gov||18F (GSA)||Public Analytics||Website||Free to Use|
A project to publish website analytics for the US federal government.
Community Budget Explorer
|DemocracyApps||Public Data Dashboard||Service||Free|
Platform for creating interactive public budget sites.