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In the policy to effort session at Government 2.0 camp, Lovisa Williams of the Department of State summed up the problem of building on cross agency’s efforts as “Don’t share your best practices, share them when they are good enough.” It sounded like a good start to a blog post.
If collaborative efforts begin with sharing final outcomes which the authors don’t want to change because they have invested in these as being final, then essentially the collaborative process doesn’t begin. It’s more of a building on lessons learned than a collaboration .
It’s kind of like growing your vegetables in your own walled garden and only sharing the seeds after you have harvested the first successful crop. In order to build an agile and responsive government, we need to all plant seeds at the same time and figure out together how to get them to grow in the first season.
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