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By Josh Goldstein, VP of Product at CityBase When California voted to legalize marijuana in late 2016, a lot of people were excited, especially the prospective cannabis buyers and sellers. For regulators, though — the group of government officials tasked with setting up a system of permitting...

If you’ve ever seen a wheelchair lift tacked onto a building like an afterthought, you know that adding accessibility after something is already built doesn’t achieve the desired effect. In tech, adding accessibility at the end of a project can have similarly uninspiring results — and...

Elixir makes programmers better at their work, and it makes their work better By Pedro Assumpcao, Lead Software Engineer About a year ago, I decided to pursue the chance to work with Elixir full time as lead engineer at CityBase. Since I began using the programming language in...

By Liz Fischer, Chief Marketing Officer at CityBase 5 Guiding Principles for Government Websites If we were a tech firm serving luxury retail, we might create websites (or other products) catered toward accomplished professionals with a lot of money and little time — who value convenience over price...

By Brenton Peck, a consultant, and relationship manager at the Center for Financial Services Innovation, a nonprofit focused on improving Americans’ financial health. Brenton works with a diverse set of clients on financial health strategy including product design, marketing, and measurement initiatives. Brenton can be reached...

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