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6pm Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

#228 Cook County Board of Review - Digital Appeals Processing

This week, we'll hear a lesser-known, but critical government agency and how they've used technology to improve their processes. Commissioner Michael Cabonargi and Deputy Commissioner James Thompson will discuss how the Cook County Board of Review introduced a new Digital Appeals Processing System that increased transparency, created better efficiencies and dramatically improved access to the appeal process.

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Cook County Board of Review - Digital Appeals Processing


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The U.S. Government Accountability Office at Chi Hack Night

The U.S. Government Accountability Office at Chi Hack Night

Sep 16, 2016 by Steven Vance

On Tuesday, September 13th 2016, three analysts from the United States Government Accountability Office presented at Chi Hack Night to describe the data-intensive nature of their work assessing our federal government’s efficiency to a crowd of over 100 people. Presenters Rebecca Abela, Silvia Ellis, and Joanie Lofgren all work in the GAO’s Chicago office, one of 11 offices across the country.

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