Category Archives: Open Government

The sausage and the salad

Traditional government policy results in sausages. Open policy making produces salads. Continue reading

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No one cares about open government

Open government is one of those terms that has different meanings depending upon your perspective.You might feel it is mostly about open data, or making information freely available, or you might think it is about engaging with constituents. In 2014 … Continue reading

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A visit from the open data bunny

In 2014 I had the privilege of traveling across Canada in a jet plane, as well as on the internet, to listen to what some Canadians had to say about Canada’s Action Plan on Open Government. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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#OGAP2 + Canada’s #OpenGov Portal launc

#OGAP2 + Canada’s #OpenGov Portal launch with @TonyClementCPC Nov 6, 9-10 AM uOttawa SocSci Bld Rm 4007 #yow

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Why open government is important to me.

This post is the second in a two part series about what motivates people to get involved in Open Government.It originally appeared in the GTEC2104 Blog. Open Government impacts our economy, political system, social stability, quality of life, beliefs, and … Continue reading

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Why is Open Government important?  

This post is the first in a two-part series about what motivates people to get involved in Open Government. One thing I know from my days in the advertising business is that people are mostly motivated by what they feel … Continue reading

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Three truths to help you change the culture of the Public Service

This is one of two posts for the GTEC 2013 blog series where we are exploring what it means to be an Agile, Open, Collaborative and Mobile Government. My focus will be on the Cultural, Organizational and Policy Infrastructure that … Continue reading

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