We Puebla! is an application for Android smartphones native technology aimed at citizens, in order to provide a direct communication channel with the local product using a simple, easy and free to be able to report any incidents in the city.
This application, for its characteristics, linked to the current trends of open government, citizen participation, transparency and municipal.
Open Government is a shift in government, a new way to govern and work from the municipal organization. Commitment to a city government open, transparent and accessible, which recognizes the wisdom of society and is able to connect the capabilities of organizations and citizens.
It is a model where the administration reportedly opened his knowledge, listening to the public, there conversation and search their collaboration, encouraging greater use of new technologies. Open Government is based on three principles: transparency, participation and collaboration.
Currently cities not only depend on the provision of physical infrastructure ("physical capital") but also, and increasingly, the availability and quality of communication of knowledge and social infrastructure ("capital intellectual and social ") they have. This last form of capital is decisive for urban competitiveness. It is in this context that the concept of "smart city" (smart city or digital) has been introduced as a strategic element to include the factors of production in a modern urban setting common to highlight the growing importance of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT), the capital and the environment, the profile of the competitiveness of cities.
It is in this sense that many cities (often small and medium) Summit is this trend of wanting to be a "smart city".