Making government more open and social

Ganz frisch von Dione Hinchcliff’s ausgezeichnetem Blog.

“That the government is joining the Web 2.0 revolution five years after it began is both welcome and needed…”

Can social tools and community-based approaches truly help our government function better and operate more efficiently? Will open access to government data create important new opportunities for citizens and increase transparency?

These two questions are currently top-of-mind in many public sector policy discussions this year. The questions also herald new forces at work in transforming the government landscape in many countries around the world in 2010, particularly as we’ll see, the United states.

Far from being discussions on the fringe of technology, new open government efforts have begun putting social computing and open data in the very forefront of major government initiatives aimed at improving collaboration and participation.

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