Most of you, and especially those in the tech world, have heard the news that we lost one of the great ones. The passing of Steve Jobs will bring many articles and stories about his legacy. Many will describe how his vision and the Apple technology drove our society into the greatest technology era ever. But, that’s not the focus of this post; instead, I’d like to discuss how Steve Jobs personally influenced us here at CitySourced. Our CEO, Jason Kiesel, said it best:
Hello! In case you missed it yesterday Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti announced a launch of our platform, to be piloted in Los Angeles. The team here is excited to have CitySourced integrated in our very own hometown’s work flow. The full press release is after the jump. But now when you log an issue through city sourced in his district it will be brought directly to his attention. There will be an “Garcetti 311″ branded app in the app store and more news to come.
Full Press release below
GARCETTI ANNOUNCES NEW iPHONE APPLICATION
“Garcetti 311” by CitySourced will allow users
to submit service requests via iPhone
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti today
announced “Garcetti 311,” a new application for iPhones that will
allow users to snap and submit photos of potholes, graffiti, and other
problems in his district for the city to address. The application,
developed by CitySourced, will be launched as a pilot program in
Garcetti’s Council District, which stretches from Hollywood to
“The new app empowers Angelenos to improve our neighborhoods by
providing a quick, easy way of letting city government know where
there are problems that need to be fixed. I’m proud to launch the
pilot program in my district,” said Council President Garcetti.