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Digital Governance
document Distributed Knowledge

Two recent stories demonstrate the fascinating role of Facebook/Twitter in shaping governance. Iceland was hit hard by the banking crisis of 2008, when its banks collapsed within a week, and...

Fiona MaresAug 02, 2011 10:17 am GMT1407 views
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Digital Governance
Why Open Access is Key to Philly Government
document Distributed Knowledge

The gathering was titled "Crowdsourcing at the Intersection". It was a forum to hear about different projects from government employees, entrepreneurs, technology visionaries and more.

Jason RobbinsNov 03, 2011 11:41 pm GMT1210 views
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Why Open Access is Key to Philly Government
Open Government, Civic Engagement and Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Senator Kate Lundy in a session "Open Source Developers Conference" in Australia, describes the three pillars that encapsulate the aspects of open government: *Democratizing...

Pablo BracciniDec 09, 2011 01:27 pm GMT2014 views
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Open Government, Civic Engagement and Crowdsourcing
The Role of Crowdsourcing for Better Governance in Fragile State Contexts
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing requires massive contributions by volunteers. Yet processes driven by volunteers are less predictable and less controllable than formal processes, which in a fragile state context...

Marco TorquatiFeb 06, 2012 11:20 pm GMT6301 views
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The Role of Crowdsourcing for Better Governance in Fragile State Contexts
Social media pushes government, says Clement
document Distributed Knowledge

One experiment Treasury Board president Tony Clement mused about is using crowdsourcing, where an organization broadcasts a problem to an online community, which submits solutions through social...

Adam FrazerFeb 18, 2012 07:50 pm GMT1673 views
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Social media pushes government, says Clement
Open Government is Go for Launch at NASA
document Distributed Knowledge

NASA’s final open government initiative revolves around “technology accelerators” — essentially, crowdsourcing. By opening up its data troves to the world, the agency is hoping that developers...

Jason RobbinsApr 10, 2012 08:38 am GMT1423 views
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Open Government is Go for Launch at NASA
Sberbank's Gref calls for more public involvement to improve governance
document Distributed Knowledge

Government policy based on the broad application of the new model would lead to fundamental social shifts. The distance and estrangement between the authorities and the public would be reduced....

Harshida PatelApr 18, 2012 01:15 pm GMT1108 views
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Sberbank's Gref calls for more public involvement to improve governance
Wikipedia co-founder to help UK government with free-access research database
document Distributed Knowledge

Mr. Jimmy Wales is a vocal supporter of free and open access to information on the web and he was brought in by No 10 earlier this year as an unpaid adviser to government on crowdsourcing and...

Claire MackayMay 02, 2012 02:16 pm GMT1131 views
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Wikipedia co-founder to help UK government with free-access research database
Editorial: Bravo to the government’s big step toward openness
document Distributed Knowledge

The move to an open-government policy will require not just a technological upgrade but also a change of attitude by a governmental apparatus that has too long embraced a culture of secrecy, as...

Jason RobbinsMay 04, 2012 12:31 pm GMT1110 views
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Editorial: Bravo to the government’s big step toward openness
The role of government in a crowdsourcing world
document Distributed Knowledge

The future role of government therefore must be conceived as a combination of the old and the new. Crowdsourcing certain tasks can free governments from the duty to deliver services and instead...

Jayne AnnJun 14, 2012 12:12 am GMT1094 views
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The role of government in a crowdsourcing world
Read about the latest news in government #crowdfunding @getlauncht
blog Crowdfunding

In recent years, local governments have been increasingly partnering with crowdfunding sites to fund and support public projects, especially in light of shrinking budgets. These crowdfunding sites...

Yen LeNov 27, 2012 03:09 pm GMT1583 views
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Read about the latest news in government #crowdfunding @getlauncht
Crowdsourcing Comes to Government Planning Projects via QTECT
document Tools

QTECT’s unique governmental crowdsourcing service QGOV allows agenices to explore options while leaving the door open to designer, architect and planner innovation in this competition based...

Jayne AnnJul 02, 2013 02:14 am GMT2507 views
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Crowdsourcing Comes to Government Planning Projects via QTECT
Tools for Transparency: 6 Ways to Crowdsource Government
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These are just a few of the ways to crowdsource the government. With the millions of people all over the world, there are millions of ideas out there that's not yet uncovered. The 6 ways that...

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 21, 2010 05:47 pm GMT2014 views
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Tools for Transparency: 6 Ways to Crowdsource Government
Government Crowdsources Open Standards Review
document Distributed Knowledge

The survey is composed of a total of 120 questions but it is optional which fields are completed. Questions cover standards in areas such as e-commerce, web services, interconnectivity, smartcards,...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 26, 2011 08:31 am GMT2296 views
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Government Crowdsources Open Standards Review
The AGIMO Government 2.0 Primer
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Government 2.0 is essentially about using technology to realise a more open, transparent and consultative form of government. The term derives from Web 2.0, which refers to technologies that...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 20, 2011 08:04 pm GMT2382 views
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The AGIMO Government 2.0 Primer
The AGIMO Government 2.0 Primer (An Introduction)
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AGIMO Government 2.0 Primer describes common scenarios when agencies can use Government 2.0 approaches and an overview of common interactive online tools such as blogs and wikis.

Fritz SchaeferMar 21, 2011 07:30 am GMT2305 views
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The AGIMO Government 2.0 Primer (An Introduction)
North America Governments And Agencies That Get And Embrace Crowdsourcing
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Many are calling this movement “Government 2.0.” Civic institutions are realizing that they can achieve huge gains by inviting the public to hack on issues instead of limiting to a small pool of...

Fritz SchaeferApr 14, 2011 03:32 pm GMT4427 views
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North America Governments And Agencies That Get And Embrace Crowdsourcing
How Governments Are Using Social Media for Better & for Worse
document Distributed Knowledge

U.S. Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Calif, says he knows the overall importance of reaching out through social media because of his 31 grandchildren who are all into these things. He said, “This is mostly a...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 26, 2011 07:39 am GMT5826 views
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How Governments Are Using Social Media for Better & for Worse
Should Government Crowdsourcing Websites be Developed In-House?
document Distributed Knowledge

Some city governments, for example, are outsourcing these opinion websites to third-party vendors, while other municipal governments have decided instead to develop and monitor their crowdsourcing...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 18, 2011 06:50 am GMT1866 views
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Should Government Crowdsourcing Websites be Developed In-House?
Share Your Ideas for Mobile Apps from the Government
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For the next few weeks you can also tell us what apps or other mobile products you think government agencies should create. The deadline to submit ideas is September 15.

Fiona MaresAug 20, 2011 09:21 pm GMT7823 views
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Share Your Ideas for Mobile Apps from the Government
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