EverythingCivics, is born out of the personal practical experience of Rakesh, after becoming frustrated when his wife fell down on a broken footpath while going for a morning jog. He tried to report the issue to the city officials and found no result in a convenient way. Being a tech savvy guy who truly believes in using technology to solve the problems, he began to wonder if there are technologies out there in countries like USA & Europe, but those technologies where not easy & affordable for countries like India, they also did not address the cultural and language issues which countries like India have; after doing much research and talking to couple of his friends, inspired by ideas which already has been implemented in countries like USA, UK and others, he decided to build a platform that lets anybody to click a photo and report an issue to the Municipal Corporation and get the problems fixed.
This book serves as a bible for anyone who interested in getting a global perspective around ""Non-emergency Services"" & use of Open311 protocols by different councils. It also provides complete insight about implementation of Open311 issue reporting apps like HeyGov!, FixCity, Fix 311, FixMyStreet.CA, FixMyStreet NZ and many more...
This book is divided into five major sections
1. Everything about the Non-emergency Services
2. Understanding Open311
3. Open311 applications
4. Other aspects of EverythingCivics
5. These sections further unfold into 8 chapters"