Guest blog post by Abbe Marks, Principal Advisor
[I]n contrast with the deluge of blog posts and tweets praising technology's role to promote smarter and more participatory governments, one finds limited evidence on the effects of technology on citizen engagement practices." - Tiago Carneiro Peixoto
Interview with Ben Terrett, former design chief at the GDS.
di Vitalba Azzollini Egregio Titolare, non è facile la vita di chi voglia commentare le riforme - rivoluzionarie
New technologies spread instantly through the cloud, and take hold with almost no legal oversight.
New technologies offer important tools for empowerment - yet democracy is stagnating. What's up?
We live in a society of instant gratification: Just about anything can be delivered; any job "task-rabbited"; and many things can even be instantly live-streamed. How does this square with the typically slower pace of government? Government cannot be as nimble as the commercial sectors by design, a
Senza continuità nelle politiche pluriennali sull'open government, non c'è modo di fare innovazione. La Vision di Luigi Reggi.
Molly Shwartz at R-Street: "Are democracies better at practicing open government than less free societies? To find out, I analyzed the 70 countries profiled in the Open Knowledge Foundation's Open Data Index and compared the rankings against the 2013 Global Democracy Rankings. As a tenet of open government in the digital age, open data practices
The last couple of months have been quite an interesting time for those advocating for open government in Italy.
We asked our experts how government can handle big data better, and mitigate the risks of privacy breaches
The allegations of CIA snooping on congressional investigators isn't just a scandal-it's a constitutional crisis.
I have not being blogging for quite some time, but a lot has happened in Gartner government research over the last few months. Perhaps the most remarkable achievement has been the redesign of our research agenda to align with the digital government priorities that many of our clients are dealing or are about to deal
Reflections on CityCamp Minnesota 2013, which occurred at St. Thomas in Minneapolis on November 9, 2013.
The following guest post is by Duncan Edwards from the Institute of Development Studies. I've had a lingering feeling of unease that things were not quite right in the world of open development and
Where are the gains of Toronto's open data?
Three items here. First a summary of Evgeny Morozov's treatment of Tim O'Reilly as the bogeyman that distorted "open government" into a dystopia. Amidst the mischaracterisations and polarization features that are the hallmark of Morozov's interventions, there lies a good point that standard open government approaches may be too reformist and simplyfying. But I fundamentally... Continue reading ...