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A Strategic Reassessment of OpenGov


A Strategic Reassessment of OpenGov

Intended Outcomes:

1) complete a strategic assessment of the OpenGov community, and

2) identify the collective and individual steps we can take to consciously help our community take a quantum leap forward.

Location: Washington, DC
Members: 137
Latest Activity: Sep 6, 2013

Key Questions

Many folks have been doing this work for decades, and we've seen tremendous growth in the OpenGov Community over the past 2.5 years. Although there have been remarkable success stories, We've only scratched the surface of what is still possible.

OpenGov does seem to be at a crossroad. You are invited to discuss any of these questions in the section below and to add your own questions. 

Discussion Forum

A Community Learning Infrastructure

Started by Lucas Cioffi. Last reply by Jessie Inda Jun 19, 2012. 1 Reply

What learning infrastructure are we lacking? What type of infrastructure (broadly defined) would help us grow and sustain our community?

Possible Future Scenarios

Started by Lucas Cioffi Jul 13, 2011. 0 Replies

How can/will the future play out? What are the best case scenarios, worst case scenarios, and most likely scenarios for the evolution of opengov?

Current State of OpenGov

Started by Lucas Cioffi Jul 13, 2011. 0 Replies

From your perspective, what is the current state of OpenGov at the national, state, and/or local levels?

Renaming and Reframing OpenGov

Started by Lucas Cioffi Jul 13, 2011. 0 Replies

Given what we've learned over the past two years, should we rename ourselves to something other than the "OpenGov" Community?Also, is our current framing of the community around "transparency,…Continue

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Comment by Kelly Berkley on October 16, 2012 at 3:40pm

Thought you all might be interested in seeing this new research on the state of enterprise information management at gov't agencies

Comment by Megan on November 5, 2011 at 6:21pm
Federal Intranet Content Managers (FICM) OpenGov Webinar Nov 10 at 11 am PST
Comment by Megan on September 20, 2011 at 9:33pm
The National Plan for OpenGov was released today.
Comment by GovLoop on April 6, 2011 at 7:41am

1 year from the anniversary of Open Gov Plans and we created an Infograph of all the Open Gov plans and where they are - check it out

Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on February 17, 2011 at 9:55am

Excellent blog post analyzing present state of Transparency here:

Comment by Megan on February 6, 2011 at 5:06pm
Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on November 13, 2010 at 4:51pm
Alex Howard of O'Reilly Media seeks input for panel:
"What's the value proposition of open government data?"
Comment by Molly Walker on November 2, 2010 at 11:48am
If you're interested in Lucene Solr, you may want to check out this recent interview: One on One with Eric Gries of Lucid Imagination.
Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on October 1, 2010 at 8:28am
How can we do better at "Getting crowdsourcing right"?
Comment by Megan on September 27, 2010 at 7:04pm
Here's the invitation to the NASA-hosted OpenGov Community Summit on Oct 13th! I'll be participating remotely, and encourage all of you to join up either in person at NASA HQ or online with me!

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