Category Archives: open government

The revolution will not be comma separated

I had a fun day yesterday at the Civil Service Fast Stream conference, which was focusing on big society type stuff. I was running a session on open government, with a concentration on open data. As a bit of fun, … Continue reading

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Whither open government in 2011?

Ingrid has published a set of five rather grim predictions for next year. Go and take a look, and make one of your new year resolutions to stop them from happening. Here are some thoughts from me on what might … Continue reading

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Almost live transparency from Greater Manchester Police

A really interesting experiment is happening in Manchester today, thanks to the local police force. Greater Manchester Police are, according to their website, publishing details of every incident that it deals with on Twitter to allow the public to see … Continue reading

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Ideas in Barnet and budgets in Walsall

Another example of a nice informal council website asking for ideas – this time in Barnet and focusing on financial issues. How can the council save money? Meanwhile, Walsall Council is using Delib’s Budget Simulator tool to get residents engaged … Continue reading

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What if Leeds…

Nice, informal, consultation site for what Leeds residents would like to see in their city:

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