Education Technology

Revolutionizing Education through Ed Tech By Howard Tullman (@tullman), Chairman, Tribeca Flashpoint College and Illinois Innovation Council Member There’s a lot of exciting activity in Illinois these days around education technology start-ups. Just in the last 30 days, there have been multiple events specifically focusing on the new opportunities which the innovative application of various technologies (both […]

Open Government & Civic Data

Seeing open government & civic innovation as drivers of economic development By Daniel X. O’Neil, Executive Director, Smart Chicago Collaborative Yesterday was a big day in Illinois for open government and innovation. The Illinois Innovation Network website was launched, the second quarterly Illinois Innovation Index revealed new data on STEM education and employment, and Gov. Pat Quinn announced the four winning […]