Socrata was acquired by Tyler Technologies in 2018 and is now the Data and Insights division of Tyler. The platform is still powered by the same software formerly known as Socrata but you will see references to Data & Insights going forward.

Webinar: Getting Started with Civic Application Development

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.

Getting Started with Civic Application Development

  • Date: September 30, 2014
  • Time: 10 a.m. PST

Register for the webinar

Meet the Host

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.

Chris Metcalf

Chris Metcalf
Director of Platform
Socrata, Inc.