Posts Tagged: intellitics

Ten Things to Monitor As Agencies Invite Input On Open Government Plans

This post was originally published on the Intellitics blog: Ten Things to Monitor As Agencies Invite Input On Open Government Plans Now that a whole lot of agency.gov/open websites are live and many agencies have indeed set up a ”mechanism for the public to […] [p]rovide input on the agency’s Open Government Plan” it’s time… Read more »

Crowdsourcing and Public Participation: mapping out the relationship between the two concepts

There has been plenty of talk recently about the prospects of using crowdsourcing as a means to create better policy and to engage citizens in the policy making process. I’ve noticed that a lot of proponents of this approach seem to be unaware of the particular challenges that public participation initiatives by their very nature… Read more »