Welcome to the Civic Navigator.
Please read the Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about this new service.
Please contact us if you would like further information.
What is the Civic Navigator?
The Civic Navigator is an affordable web-based open platform and set of powerful services that mesh together, organize and present the entire spectrum of interactive maps, data visualizations and records that underpin urgent local issues.
What's the Problem?
To be most effective however, people in communities need data-driven evidence to inform wise decisions they must make going forward, and to show positive changes taking root where they live.
Maps are key to understanding our world. Good data becomes meaningful when visualized. Records become meaningful in context.
We need a 21st Century upgrade to these long-time navigational instruments that have always helped us figure out where we are, how to get where we want to be, and wind up in one piece.
What Can I Build?
The Civic Navigator builds highly interactive online presentation products. You can place them anywhere — any website, Facebook, You Tube, and much more.
Help your community visualize, quantify and qualify problems, strengths and opportunities, using common data sets such as these and many more:
What are the Benefits?
Increase ability to catalyze public attention; discover and interpret new meaning by interacting with animated maps and data visualizations; visualize, quantify and qualify community problems, strengths and opportunities; help the public comprehend and retain understanding of large bodies of complex data; see new patterns of meaning to better grasp trends and improve data-driven policy decisions; easily accessible visualization and documentation data warehouse ... a community "memory" or civic intelligence system; open source platform means no proprietary lock-in, expensive licenses or ownership conflicts; affordable, scalable, replicable and applicable in local communities nationwide.