*[http://civicactivism.buildingchangetrust.org/default.asp Civic Activism]
*[http://wiki.civiccommons.org/ Civic Commons Wiki], an effort to provide a permanent, sustainable organization to assist public agencies in the adoption of open systems and collaborative technologies, and to coordinate the co-creation of these technologies among agencies to ensure interoperability and shareability. Civic Commons will provide infrastructure, knowledge, and toolsets to government entities, and encourage the development of shared "civic software" and protocols, and supply optional technical infrastructure (such as data and project hosting) as needed.
*[http://imaginechicago.org/ Imagine Chicago], Imagine projects and networks in th [[UK]], [[Europe]] and [[Australia]] have been modelled on Imagine Chicago.
*[http://benchmarkstudy.socrata.com/ Benchmark study data] The state of open data from different perspectives, including that of the public / citizens