Whether you’re new to civic development and you want to learn how to get started, or even a seasoned pro looking to build a business around open data, this webinar will give you the tools you need to succeed. Learn best practices around working with open data, avoid common pitfalls, and find out where to get help when things go wrong. And once you’ve created your killer app, learn how to register for the Socrata Marketplace and distribute your app to our worldwide network of customers.
Chris Metcalf is the Director of Developer Platform at Socrata. He is a technologist, software developer, and product guy based in Seattle, Washington. Chris is passionate about a lot of things. Solving problems creatively using software. Helping governments innovate. Teaching the curious about technology. Creating amazing experiences. Six years ago, when he started, they were just a handful of engineers with a dream. Now he focuses on developer experience, enabling civic entrepreneurs, and just generally making governments more awesome.